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Configuring iManager for Virtual Subhosts

iManager authenticates a user by looking in the ~/etc/passwd file. Hence, any user with a valid User Account can access iManager with their login and password. Access will be granted only to the user's home directory. Your Virtual Subhost customers can also access iManager using the Virtual Server hostname, like this:

http://SERVER.IP.ADDRESS/imanager/

The users would simply use their user account login and password in order to authenticate. It is also possible to configure your Virtual Server so that a user can also access iManager using their own domain name, like this:

http://SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME/imanager/

or something more generic like 'mail' instead of 'imanager', for example:

http://SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME/mail/

To use either one of the above urls, you would add one of the following Alias directives to your web server configuration file (~/www/conf/httpd.conf).

Alias /imanager/ /usr/local/etc/httpd/htdocs/imanager/
Alias /mail/ /usr/local/etc/httpd/htdocs/imanager/

Of course, you can choose any alias name that strikes your fancy. You would simply need to replace '/imanager/' or '/mail/' in one of the previous Alias directives to be whatever you wish.


Cname Access

You can also configure your Virtual Server so that a subhosted domain name can access iManager using a canonical domain name such as 'imanager' or 'mail'. Consider the following examples:

http://imanager.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME/   or
http://mail.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME/

To enable access to iManager as a cname, complete the following steps.

  1. Order your cname from our Order Web Site.

  2. Add the following <VirtualHost...> directive to your web server configuration file (~/www/conf/httpd.conf).

    <VirtualHost imanager.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME>
    ServerName imanager.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME
    ServerAdmin webmaster@SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME
    DocumentRoot /usr/local/etc/httpd/htdocs/imanager
    TransferLog /dev/null
    </VirtualHost>

    or alternatively:

    <VirtualHost mail.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME>
    ServerName mail.SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME
    ServerAdmin webmaster@SUBHOSTED-DOMAIN.NAME
    DocumentRoot /usr/local/etc/httpd/htdocs/imanager
    TransferLog /dev/null
    </VirtualHost>
    

    NOTE: If you would like to use a different canonical name, then substitute the CNAME record you created for imanager or mail above in the VirtualHost and ServerName directives. Do not change the DocumentRoot directive.

SEE ALSO:

Virtual Server basics

Remote administration

Administration utilities

Configuring your web server

Advanced Server Topics

Configuring Virtual Subhosts

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