How to Change a Domain Name in Virtualmin

Virtualmin makes it very easy to change the domain name that your Virtual Server uses. In this article we will cover how to change your domain name using the Change Domain Name module in Virtualmin. To have access to this module you’ll need to have Virtualmin installed and be logged into your Virtualmin control panel. If you’re not certain how to do either of these things, please refer to the following:



Once you’re ready to proceed, please refer to the following steps to change your domain name:


  1. Select the Virtualmin section
  2. Click on the Server Configuration option
  3. Click the Change Domain Name module


Showing the Change domain name location


  1. Enter in the new domain name into the New domain name field
  2. Decide if you’d like to change the username associated with the domain name
  3. Decide if you’d like to change the home directory for the domain
  4. When you’re satisfied click the Rename Now button


Showing the Domain name interface


Once the page reloads your new domain name will be in place and once any necessary DNS changes have been made and propagation has completed it should be accessible to the outside world.


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