403 after pointing A-Record of subdomain to IP of other server

id flag

I have two servers X and Y.

Server X:

I have a VHOST for the subdomain pointing to a directory which simply has a index.html containing the word "it works!".

First I tested it locally, by editing my hosts file in windows. That worked, the text "it works!" is showing if I call from the browser.

So this made sure that the VHOST works. I deleted the record from my "hosts" file again.

Server Y:

I created a subdomain from cpanel.

The process of creating the subdomain also created the A-Records.

I added this additional A-Record to   300    A

If I ping then I get so that worked.

So everything should be ready.

Expected behaviour:

If I open from the browser, then the content "it works!" should show.

Actual behaviour:

Forbidden You don't have permission to access this resource.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.


<VirtualHost *:80>

        ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
        DocumentRoot /var/www/company/

        <Directory /var/www/company/>
                Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
                AllowOverride All

        ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/api_company_konfigurator_error.log
        CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/api_company_konfigurator_access.log combined

# vim: syntax=apache ts=4 sw=4 sts=4 sr noet
in flag
Please provide the configuration files of your webserver.
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id flag
Which files exactly?
in flag
That vhost is for HTTP, yet you try to access it with HTTPS. Where is your HTTPS VirtualHost block?
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id flag
You are right! If I call it with http then it works! :)
in flag

You only have a VirtualHost block for HTTP on port 80, yet you call your server via HTTPS. Since Apache can't find a matching VirtualHost the default VirtualHost is used.

Add a VirtualHost for HTTPS on port 443.

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id flag
Unfortunatelly I got the same error again today even on both http and https, so there must be something else going on. I even set all folders and files to chmod 777 for testing, but it makes no difference. Any ideas?
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id flag
Ok I figured out that the IP of server X changed and the A-Record is pointing to an old IP now.

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