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LOL at me and my situation

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ajaj, May 10, 2008.

  1. ajaj

    ajaj Registered Member

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    Ok.. so I have a hosting account and have tonz of subdomains where I installed bans sites, ebay blogs.. etc

    So, then I go and install wordpress mu on the root domain and everything is kool.

    Then I see that none of my subdomains are working... ROFL :confused:

    I type in subdomain.mysite.com and i get redirected to my root, mysite.com

    (But mysite.com/subdomain shows the proper page, btw)

    So, now I'm trying to figure out what the heck went wrong.

    If you know, please let me know.. my .htaccess files seem ok on the root.

    I hope I'm not too screwed.. lol :eek:
     
  2. theadultsplayground

    theadultsplayground BANNED BANNED

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    when you try to access the subdomains does it revert back to your root domain?
     
  3. MiLiTARYiV

    MiLiTARYiV Senior Member

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    Yeah mines was doing that too, but it smoothed out after 15 min
     
  4. ajaj

    ajaj Registered Member

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    yes.. for all my subdomains..

    it's all screwy
     
  5. midknightg

    midknightg Registered Member

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    I had a similiar problem when trying to access sub-directories on the same domain when I had my permalinks set to name of post. I don't know if it has any relevence but if someone knows a work around for that problem it would be much appreciated.
     
  6. theadultsplayground

    theadultsplayground BANNED BANNED

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    You may want to try changing your permalinks. Also I had this problem with some BANS sites as by default it will do a redirect if it can't find the url you typed in.
     
  7. ajaj

    ajaj Registered Member

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    The wordpress mu index.php is catching all the subdomain requests.. for example if i type in ipod.mysite.com its redirecting to mysite/wp-signup.php?new=apple-ipod

    So i tried gettin rid of index.php just for kicks and try to access a subdomain, it shows the entire directory list of my root.. which is sooo not good.

    I should get rid of wordpress mu i'm thinking ... seems like if it's caused me issues now, it may cause more in the future , huh?

    And yes, I'm a newb to all this, so If i'm doin something really silly, feel free to point it out :D
     
  8. ajaj

    ajaj Registered Member

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    Update:

    So I got an update from my hosts support ticket and they told me that the enabled wild cards were the cause of that problem.

    I had specifically asked about this during the live chat. And the operator made a note of it and forwarded it to the next tier of help. So I end up uninstalling wordpress mu and have a simple looking root directory and I'm scratching my head trying to figure out what was wrong for 6 hours. The next morning (i see a message that says ' it was the enabled wildcards that was causing the error' .. duh). Why can't people read messages properly ?


    Here is what the issue was.. Hope it helps somebody


    Anyways, I shouldn't be mad at them.. basically it's my fault for installing something as complicated as wordpress mu.
     
  9. yuppy

    yuppy Regular Member

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    i had something like this happen and it was caused by me changing the passwords (happened on hostgator)

    fixed by updating the i think config.php or something with the new pw