Domain Pointers in DirectAdmin

To access domain pointers, click on the "Advanced Tools" icon from the main DirectAdmin control panel menu, then click the "Domain Pointers" icon.


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 the domain registrar).



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 72 hours for the pointer to become active.

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