IIS subdomain not working

Posted on 2009-05-02
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
I have a VPS, and I have set up two domains on it.  They both work find.  Butnow I have a client you does not yet have a domain name, so I tried to set up a sub domain, but it does not work.  I have been a software deeloper for 20 years, but I am new to the "sys admin" side of web development.

Here is the situation:

My domain works fine.
The VPS has Plesk installed.
Using Plesk, I create a subdomain named three days ago.
When I type, the browser cannot find it.

Can anyone point out would I am missing?
Question by:rrhandle8
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    Expert Comment

    No A records were found for

    You do not have a DNS record pointing to the domain..

    Author Comment

    I went to
    Clicked on ""
    Clicked on "Edit IP Address Records" in the row for "A" records.
    There were two records pointing to my VPS IP.  There were and
    I added another to point to "" is still not showing in my browser.  Will this take some time to populate through the servers on the internet? Or is there more I need to do?

    Thank you so much for your help.
    LVL 24

    Expert Comment

    You need to add an A record to point to the IP of the VPS.
    LVL 24

    Accepted Solution

    Looks like you have got it added..

    Host Type Value A

    This is the placeholder for subdomain If you see this page after uploading site content you probably have not replaced the index.html file.

    This page has been automatically generated by Server Administrator.

    Author Comment

    How long do you think it will take before it can be seen in a browser? 24 hours? 48 hours?

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