To add a sub domain for a website:
Click the Domains menu under the General section.
Click the My Website submenu.
In the table listing select the required domain and click the Add Sub Domain button
On the add sub domain page provide the following information and click the Next button.
Sub Domain Name:
Here enter the required name for the sub-domain. For example sale.yourdomain.com or support.yourdomain.com
Sub Domain Type:
Select the type of the website being added. It can be IP based or Name Based.
To create a website that has its own separate public IP address and the respective HTTP GET requests are resolved by using the IP address instead of the name, then choose the IP based Domain option.
To create a website that shares a single public IP address with other website, then choose the name based domain option. Such websites can not be accessed through IP address directly.
To make the advanced settings for the website, click this button this includes settings like anonymous access, permissions etc.
Anonymous access, when enabled, allows anyone access without asking for a user name or password. By default anonymous access is ON.
You can set a variety of access permissions that apply to the virtual directory as a whole. This can range from only allowing browsers to read the virtual directory right through to allowing browsers to view your directory structure. The following permissions are available. And you can have multiple types of permissions available at a time.
Sites with read access will be displayed to browsers.
Sites with write access can be modified by browsers.
Sites with directory browsing access will display the directory structure to browsers.
Sites with FrontPage Extensions will display the directory structure to browsers.
Select permissions from the list as required.
Enable Default Document:
Tick this check box to enable default document for the selected website. A default document tells the web server how to behave when it receives a request for your site that does not specify a specific page. For example, when a web server receives a request for http://yourdomain.com, you can set it to automatically display any document titled default.htm, followed by default.asp, default.html etc., or any other name or type of file you want.
In Default Document box, enter the names of the documents that you want processed first in order, each followed by a comma and no space. e.g. default.htm, default.asp, index.htm, index.asp.
Tick this check box to enable the mail access for the website.
Hosting Plan Information:
This is the hosting plan information for the site being added.
Exchange Mailbox Databases:
Select required mailbox databases from the list.
Website to Create Temporary Virtual Directory:
If you have selected the name based option you need to select a virtual directory here. And your default selected option selected here would be “Do Not Create Temporary Virtual Directory”
IP Less Domain IP
In case you have selected the IP based option for the website, then you have to select the IP from the drop down menu.
Author: Support Net - Support