On Dec 13, 2007, at 1:24 AM, Bob S. wrote:
I’m using DHH’s Account Location plugin to create the subdomains
users. If a user wants a unique domain name for their account (e.g.
customer.com), instead of the default customer.mysite.com, is that
Someone (presumably your customer) would have to buy that domain
name, and someone would have to host the DNS records for it to point
that domain name to your server’s IP address. Your HTTP server’s
virtual host config would then have to allow for aliasing of the
customer’s domain to your application.
It is doable. I would ony know how to do it manually (for Apache),
and the HTTP server would have to be bounced each time you added an
alias. It’s not something I would want to offer as a feature for
everyone in a shared application as I don’t see an easy way to
automate it, but someone out there may have dealt with it.
Sounds like you’re set on the sub-domains, but in case anyone else
was wondering, here’s more info on subdomain how-to http://