Posts Tagged ‘ISPConfig 2’

ISPConfig 2: What is a Co-Domain?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 posted by Till

Under "Co-Domains" you can enter subdomains or even total different domains that should point to that web.


If you can reach your web by then you could enter the subdomain under "Co-Domains". You could also enter the new domain abc.tld (e.g. with the host www, so that points to your web

I cannot reach the ISPConfig 2 system on port 81

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 posted by Till

Please check if you have tried to reach the system over the right protocol (https or http). If this is the case please verify that the ISPConfig system started before (with

ps aux

on the command line, or just restart the ISPConfig system:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/ispconfig_server restart (RedHat/Mandrake)


/etc/init.d/ispconfig_server restart (SuSE)).

If this still does not work, then most probably your firewall (iptables or ipchains) is blocking port 81.

Where is the ISPConfig 2 configuration file?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 posted by Till

It's /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/lib/

The ISPConfig Apche webserver is installed in parallel with your existing Apache installation. The ISPConfig apache is only used for the controlpanel. The hosted webpages are served by the Apache that ships with your linux distribution.

This means you do not have to compile special modules into your Apache in order to work with ISPConfig. You can compile Apache and PHP the way you like.

The ISPConfig installer comments out the PHP settings in your httpd.conf. PHP can be later enabled for each web separately in the ISPConfig web interface.

Please check if the domain of the users that receives all emails is the same as the domain $mydomain in /etc/postfix/ If this is the case, change $mydomain and run

postfix reload

on the shell.

You should never enter a domain that is used for a virtual site on the server as $mydomain in /etc/postfix/!

Which virus scanner is used by ISPConfig 2

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 posted by Till

ISPConfig 2 uses ClamAV ( as virus scanner and the E-mail Sanitizer ( as content filter.

Comment out the option:


in the file:


which typically lies in the directory /etc or /etc/mysql.

Then restart your MySQL server:

/etc/rc.d/init.d/mysql restart


/etc/init.d/mysql restart

with the command:

netstat -ta

you can check if MySQL is reachable via TCP.