CPanel domain not working properly: http://vps.thedomain.com/domainnotknown.html Solution

The Cause

Basically it's usually because your Cpanel has new IPs and the old IPs it knows are no longer available/working/valid.

The solution is to change the site's IP but you may run into issues for various reasons.  Here is what I encountered below.

It redirects there even though public_html is empty and doesn't have any index or htaccess redirect.



---
This issue happened after a CPanel migration, the site is being set to an old IP, this is the problem.

-------
You need to use the "Change Site's IP Address" feature.
---------
Changing ip for thedomain.com (thedomain) to ip.ip.ip.ip
Setting up for ip change..... Done
Sorry, ip.ip.ip.ip is in use by another domain name and is not a shared ip.
======
1. You need to change root's shared IP

"Basic cPanel & WHM Setup"
Basic Config

2. Then change the site's IP address.
3. Then restart Apache


Tags:

cpanel, domain, http, vps, thedomain, domainnotknown, html, solutionthe, ips, valid, ip, various, encountered, redirects, public_html, doesn, index, htaccess, redirect, migration, quot, feature, whm, config, restart, apache,

Latest Articles

  • Linux tftp listens on all interfaces and IPs by DEFAULT Security Risk Hole Solution
  • python import docx error
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Cheatsheet CUCME CME
  • Linux Ubuntu Debian Missing privilege separation directory: /var/run/sshd
  • bash how to count the number of columns or words in a line
  • bash if statement how to test program output without assigning to variable
  • RTNETLINK answers: Network is unreachable
  • Centos 7 how to save iptables rules like Centos 6
  • nfs tuning maximum amount of connections
  • qemu-kvm error "Could not initialize SDL(No available video device) - exiting"
  • Centos 7 tftpd will not work with selinux enabled
  • Debian Ubuntu Mint Howto Create Bridge (br0)
  • How To Control Interface that dhcpd server listens to on Debian based Linux like Mint and Ubuntu
  • LUKS unable to type password to unlock during boot on Debian, Ubuntu and Mint
  • Debian Ubuntu and Linux Mint Broken Kernel After Date - New Extra Module Naming Convention
  • Wordpress overwrites and wipes out custom htaccess rules and changes soluton
  • Apache htaccess and mod_rewrite how to redirect and force all URLs and visitors to the SSL / HTTPS version
  • python 3 pip cannot install mysql module
  • QEMU-KVM won't boot Windows 2016 or 2019 server on an Intel Core i3
  • Virtualbox vbox not starting