How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 16.04

How to set up Apache with domain and sub domain:

As an example: your-domain.com, project1.your-domain.com

Domain Apache A-Record Architecture

Step 1: Configure your domain

Go to Domain Management system and set A-records value with VPN IP

Step 2: Add New Projects

Open your ssh interface and connect to your VPN

add directories and HTML files

sudo mkdir -p /var/www/your-domain
sudo mkdir -p /var/www/project1
sudo echo "test your-domain" > /var/www/your-domain/index.html
sudo echo "test your-domain" > /var/www/project1/index.html

Step 2: Add Virtual Host to your Apache

Domain Configurations

Create new file  /etc/apache2/sites-available/your-domain.conf

Add this to file /etc/apache2/sites-available/your-domain.conf

<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerAdmin youradmin@your-domain.com
    ServerName your-domain.com
    ServerAlias www.your-domain.com
    DocumentRoot /var/www/your-domain
    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>

To enable your new virtual host configuration run this:

sudo a2ensite your-domain.conf

Restart Apache

sudo service apache2 restart
sudo echo "<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
    ServerName webnetkit.com
    DocumentRoot /var/www/webnetkit
    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
</VirtualHost>" > /etc/apache2/sites-available/webnetkit.conf

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