My client is sitting on a shared cPanel instance and recently moved her app over to my droplet. I updated the A Records as follows:
herdomain.com 14400 IN A 100.100.100.100 (my digital ocean droplet ip) localhost.herdomain.com 14400 IN CNAME 127.0.0.1 mail.herdomain.com 14400 IN CNAME 126.96.36.199 (her server IP = cPanel) www.herdomain.com 14400 IN CNAME herdomain.com ftp.herdomain.com 14000 IN A 188.8.131.52 webdisk.herdomain.com 14400 IN A 184.108.40.206 whm.herdomain.com 14400 IN A 220.127.116.11 webmail.herdomain.com 14400 IN A 18.104.22.168
However, her emails stopped receiving and I cannot ping or traceroute:
She basically wants to keep her emails on the her old cPanel server and her landing pages:
What am I missing or what am I doing wrong?
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