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DNS CNAME quantity restriction?

  • Posted October 4, 2014

Hi there

Can you tell me if there are any quantity restrictions for DNS Cnames? I want to setup a cname for every Username of my users, (more than 1000 Users!)

Thanks alot ;)

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Okay I asked the support and got the following answer:

*You can use as many CNAMEs as you wish. There is no limit.

Our DNS is a free DNS service, as long as you have droplets with us.*

I recommend adding a wildcard CNAME record instead as it scales better than thousands of records:

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This makes everything under yourdomain.com (such as user1.yourdomain.com, user2.yourdomain.com, something.user1.yourdomain.com, etc.) point to the same hostname which is yourdomain.com. in the screenshot.