Add a website to Windows Server 2016 using host headers
Learn how to configure a host header in order to add additional websites to a server with Windows Server 2016. This process allows you to host multiple websites with unique domain names on the same server and IP address.
- A Cloud Server with Windows Server 2016.
- A registered domain name which is pointing to the server's IP address.
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- Site name: A title for the site (like Example Site)
- Physical Path: Click ... and choose the directory where the site's files will be stored.
- IP Address: Click the drop-down menu and select the server's IP address.
- Host name: Enter the domain name for the site (like example.com).
Click OK to add the site.
The website will be added, and you will be able to view the website's files in a browser.
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