Domain Pointers in DirectAdmin


Domain pointers allow you to forward other domains to your main web site. Make sure to change the records of these domains to the same name servers as your main web site (this is done through your domain registrar).


Evolution Theme

Login to DirectAdmin and click Account Manager > Domain Pointers

On the following page you can click on Create Domain Pointer to create a new one, or you can edit an existing domain pointer.





Enhanced Theme

To access domain pointers in the DirectAdmin Enhanced theme, click on the Advanced Tools link from the main DirectAdmin control panel menu, then click the Domain Pointers link.



Let's say we also own the domain In the above example, we are creating a pointer that makes all visitors to end up at Be sure to click "Add" when you are finished entering the source domain.


Note: It may take up to 24 hours for the pointer to become active. This is due to the time it takes to update DNS servers globally.


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