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Nope but it looks promising 🙂

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Perhaps @WHMCS ChrisD can clarify, but I am pretty sure that goes against the licensing per https://www.whmcs.com/members/index.php/knowledgebase/14/Can-I-use-my-WHMCS-license-on-more-than-one-domain.html .  This has come up before and don't recall seeing an answer.   Also license verifications on the other domains would fail unless you get them added to the license. 

Modulesgarden has a similar module. 

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Naaaah, I have a very similar module that allows to use multiple domains for the same installation of WHMCS. Some of my customers are using it - including me on my own website - and it's perfectly fine. I have personally asked for confirmations 3 times that span from 10 years ago to few months ago. It's fine and doesn't cause any problem with licenses.

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12 minutes ago, Kian said:

I have personally asked for confirmations 3 times that span from 10 years ago to few months ago. It's fine and doesn't cause any problem with licenses. 

I know it is possible, wasn't saying otherwise.  My point of the license verification failing still stands though and you can test it out yourself: https://www.whmcs.com/members/verifydomain.php as that would compare against their license records and unless the address is there it will fail.  Might not be much to say regular customers but I know of at least one web hosting community that requires the license to be valid for the domain if you are doing ads there. 

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Yep, I understand but in that case you just need to let them know your main domain name.

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I am aware of the ModulesGarden addon, but I won't touch anything that comes from modules Garden. I have tried several of their modules in the past and they were all very flaky, unreliable, buggy etc. Their support/customer service also was pretty awful, I had to chase them continually for replies to emails for weeks.

 

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if it's against the constraints of the license, I doubt he'd be linking to products that break those constraints. 🙂

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It must be using URL rewriting to achieve this, otherwise there would obviously be a license error.

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1 minute ago, snake said:

It must be using URL rewriting to achieve this, otherwise there would obviously be a license error.

Nope. No rewrites are involved. Just DNS and a lot of coding.

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How would the addon get access to the DNS records?

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Well, if it is allowed by the license then they should update their license page saying as such as well as removing the domain checking bits or allowing to add any domain to the license.   

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3 minutes ago, snake said:

How would the addon get access to the DNS records?

It doesn't.  For this setup, you point all domains to the same location, add the domains as an alias / addon domain to the primary domain so that all domains use the same directory. 

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3 minutes ago, snake said:

How would the addon get access to the DNS records?

There's no need to access DNS. Just create as many domains as you want and make them point with an A record to the IP where your WHMCS is installed. All the rest is based on scripts.

2 minutes ago, steven99 said:

Well, if it is allowed by the license then they should update their license page saying as such as well as removing the domain checking bits or allowing to add any domain to the license.    

There's really no need especially now that the price of your license is based on how many active clients are registered on your system. Having 5x WHMCS with 1000 users each or just a big one with 5000 users would be the same. Instead of using 5 different systems you can have just one that uses multiple domains, templates and so it's kind of a win-win situation.

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Are you still talking about the same ADDON I posted about at the start?

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I was talking in general but more or less they all work in a similar way. They all require A records to point to the IP where your WHMCS is hosted. Of course each module will deal with the rest in different ways I mean...

  • IF domain is berlusconi.com use sexy_girl template, set italian/eur as default
  • IF domain is trump.com use more_sexy_girl template, set english/usd as default

... and so on.

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@Kian you make even more of a point for not having domains tied to the license. 

My main point is that in this setup, the license can be revoked at any time.   Even if they have a policy of not enforcing section 2.3.2 of the EULA , the fact remains the license can be revoked with cause as it is in the license.  Rub a staff member the wrong way on the wrong day and they want to "get back at you"?  License revoked with cause.  Or say they implement auto checking of domains that are looked up in the verification page fail or found on google searches and are able to determine the license, then it could be revoked.    After that point, you will need to spend time to get the license back.

I am merely warning of the potential of licenses to be revoked in this setup even if it is allowed by them not enforcing the license clauses. 

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20 minutes ago, snake said:

Are you still talking about the same ADDON I posted about at the start?

Yes, though it did go to the topic of if that is even allowed in the license.

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