I followed all the install instructions and all went well. However, I wanted to create a custom A record called dev.mydomain.com but I can only have dev.box.mydomain.com. Did I do something wrong during the installation?
It’s been a while since I did a fresh install of MiaB.
When you navigate to the Custom DNS page, the drop-down box does not offer the target domain without the
Yes, that’s correct.
Then check if example.com is available in Custom DNS.
postmaster@ is one of the ‘special’ admin email addresses, so I would avoid using it specifically. However the premise is valid OP, create an alias such as email@example.com.
IIRC, MiaB does not set up firstname.lastname@example.org, where example.com is the domain of the installation for box.example.com. I have several services I use where they provide a drop-down box to select an email address for confirmation, and email@example.com is always one of the options while firstname.lastname@example.org is never one of the options, so I tend to set this up almost right from after configuring a mail server.
Also, I vaguely recall that some of blacklists require this address as the address for confirmation for removal from their lists.
If you don’t want to set up that address, you can use something else, but IMHO it should be configured.
Oddly, I have never experienced the behavior that you are describing.
Normally, when you add an email user or alias for a new domain, these three are created automagically.
Now this is the last domain in my list and it brings up another off-topic question for @joshdata. Why is hostmaster@ listed but not created by MiaB?
@TimK to better get an idea of what went wrong will you please share a screen cap of your admin status page? PM is fine if you wish to maintain privacy.
We are pretty for off-topic for this thread, but I do have those entries for the rest of my domains, just not the domain for the installation.
@alento I would if I know how to send a PM
So this drop down menu does not show your root domain? It instead shows
box.domain.tld in the menu where mine shows
It does now. I trashed the VPS and started again but maybe you could confirm if my screen shots I PM’d you look right?
The status page gives me the following domain entries
box.mydomain.com mydomain.com myotherdomain.com
Does MIAB display domains/sub domains as separate entities?
My server name is mydomain.com
Sorry for what might stupid question but I’m a noob
The screen shot looked perfect except for the unrelated issue I PM’ed you about.
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