zone records and virtualmin

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#1 Fri, 11/30/2012 - 17:31

zone records and virtualmin

hello all -

this should be a very simple issue, but its got me stumped.

how does one create a "wildcard" zone record for a virtual-server? i hope wildcard is the proper name for it.

the old account had the domain set up like so:


  • {asterisk}

i tried an asterisk, and even an @ symbol (which virtualmin did not allow)

i have attached a screenshot of the old setup.

my problem is that the subdomains are not working. the main domain works fine. i dont want to go in and name all of the subdomains as there are too many. the old setup had some sort of custom wildcard arrangement.


Sat, 12/01/2012 - 04:57

Actually the way you described should work. It does just fine here. :)

Using the command "Server Configuration / DNS Records / Create Record of Type: A - IPv4 Address" you can just enter a "*" in the Record Name field.

That will create a zone entry with hostname "*.domain.tld." which works fine.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 11:18

i guessed it correctly? they tell me even the blind squirrel will occasionally find an acorn.

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