“Sorry, subdomains of the hostname cannot be parked” Error in cPanel/WHM

If you’re reading this post, most likely you encounter the following error while adding domain in your cPanel.

"Sorry, subdomains of the hostname cannot be parked"

This error causes the domain you going to be added failed. The problem is due to server hostname is similar to the domain that you’re going to add.

The solution is very simple. Login to WHM & do the following

Server Configuration → Tweak Setting → Domains → Allow users to park subdomains of the server’s hostname main domain  → Select On  → Click Save Button

After you did this try to add the domain again. You should be able to add it successfully.

How to Get FREE DDOS Protection for your Websites

Denial of Service attack (DoS attack) or Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS attack) is an attempt to make a website unavailable to its intended users. It generally carried out to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet.

According to a recent report, DDOS attack are on the rise. The bad news is DDOS prevention service are very expensive.

If you have websites & it is quite popular, you may already experience or may experience this kind of attack sometimes in the future.

There are 2 ways to get it for free.

  1. Sign up for Cloudflare. They manage to stop 100Gbps attack to Spamhous in March 2013.
  2. Sign up for LiteSpeed Anti-DDoS Proxy Service.

If you find another FREE anti-DDOS service. kindly leave it in the comment area.