Subdirectories being blocked by .htaccess / Admin Tools

by pealo86   Last Updated April 18, 2017 12:10 PM

I am running a Joomla site and managing the dev environment using cPanel. I have set up a subdomain which I will be building the new version of the website in like so — (with the directory being called _dev)

I have been told that the current .htaccess may cause issues with the subdomain and that I would most likely need to edit it.

I currently am unable to visit in my browser as Chrome gives the following message:

server DNS address could not be found

I've been into Admin Tools and looked under Exceptions, then Allow direct access, including .php files, to these directories and added _dev underneath what was there already

Alas, that didn't work.

Is there another way I can get this working?

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