[ic] Moving the admin interface to a different url

Jon Jensen jon at endpoint.com
Sat Nov 17 12:34:11 EST 2007

On Sat, 17 Nov 2007, John1 wrote:

> OK, so in this scenario presumably the admin GUI would be on a different 
> domain/IP but would still have to be at /admin.
> i.e.
> website would be at www.websitedomain.com
> admin GUI at www.admindomain.com/admin
> Do I understand correctly?

Yes, though you could save yourself some money by using a subdomain of 
your existing domain, e.g. admin.websitedomain.com.

> Would it not be a good idea to have a variable e.g. UI_URL that could be 
> set to the location adim GUI?  For example:
> UI_URL    /adminqwerty

There once was, but for years nobody used anything but "admin", so 
gradually it became ingrained in many places and the option to change was 
removed since it didn't really work anymore.


Jon Jensen
End Point Corporation

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