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Web Hosting - Additional Domains

It is common for businesses to have more than one domain name. For example, your company may have and your OpenAccess web hosting supports multiple domains.

There are three ways to handle multiple domains: Parking, Add-On, and Sub-Domain. The most popular solution is parking. It may seem a little intimidating to setup at first.

Adding a Parked Domain

A parked domain is a domain that allows everything at both your domains (www and e-mail) to direct to your main domain.

Using the example, a customer could type in either or and be sent directly to the website
Also, e-mail sent to either or would be delivered to

You can set this up and have it working in three steps. Before you begin login to your administrative area on the web server .

  1. Go to the 'Sub Domains' section and choose 'Manage Parked Domains'.? Be sure the domains are registered and not pointing elsewhere.? Type in your additional domain name and click 'Add Domain!'. If your domain is not registered, or is registered but already pointing? elsewhere, you will receive an error message.
  2. Return to the main administrative page, and go to the 'E-Mail' section.? Choose 'Email domain forwarding', and from there click 'Add Domain Forwarder'. Now, select your additional domain from the pop up button on the left, and type in your main domain name on the right.
  3. Done!? Domain parking relies on the global internet DNS system, which means that it may take anywhere from 4 to 24 hours for the additional domain to direct to your main domain.

Whats New?

2010.11.01 Digital telephone & PBX services expanded
Over the summer of 2010 OpenAccess has rolled out digital telephone service for ourselves, affiliated companies and a few customers who were willing to be 'guinea pigs'.  Overall things went better than we expected and we are now opening up our digital telephone service plans to more customers.

2010.10.21 IPv6 Transition
OpenAccess will be having a mid range time line for adoption and implementation of IPv6.  As most people know who are reading this, there is a certain 'chicken & egg' problem with IPv6 in as much for any organization to move to IPv6 requires that other organizations have moved to IPv6.

2010.07.15 NAS.COM wholesale VPS and WebHosting services
This fall, OpenAccess will be re-purposing the '' domain name to provide VPS and WebHosting services, primarily wholesale to web developers. If you have an e-mail address, or a personal website located at, those services will continue be supported although we will not be accepting new accounts.

2010.02.22 Joomla auto install wizard now available.
Due to popular request, we now have a Joomla auto-installer available on our newer cPanel® servers.  This allows customers to quickly and easily install Joomla on their website.  The auto-installer is available under the 'site software' section in the administrative interface of your webhosting account.

2009.10.25 OpenAccess begins internal testing for Windows 2008 Server hosting solutions.
OpenAccess is happy to finally be able to announce that we are beginning internal testing of cPanelŪ/Enkompass as a platform for our customers to be able to deliver Windows(c) 2008 Server solutions on.

2007.09.26 Changes in paper billing system.
Effective January 1st 2008 we will be doing what most of our competitors have been doing for years and adding a $1.00 surcharge for paper invoices.

2007.05.30 New web servers in production.
In May we got two new web servers in production. These machines are based out of our facilities in Seattle and were needed as we have about hit capacity on our existing webhosting infrastructure.

2007.03.15 Additional nationwide and global network capacity added.
OpenAccess is glad to announce that we have put into production a new circuit providing us with direct Tier-1 nationwide and global Internet transport.

2007.01.17 Verizon DSL speed upgrades complete
Today we did the work to convert all NAS.COM customers over to our faster connection into Verizon. Everybody should be seeing performance increases.

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