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DNS Setup - point any subdomains to one IP whilst main domain to another IP address

  • Posted June 22, 2020
  • DNS

Hi,

I have a site (domain1.com), which I want to point to one IP, but I want a growing number of subdomains (client1.domain1.com, client2.domain1.comclient99.domain1.com) to go to my VM with digital ocean. How would I do this in DNS records? I’m hoping I don’t have to add a DNS entry for each subdomain and I can just use a wildcard.

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I believe I have resolved it. Rather than leaving the name blank or @, I’ve created a new A record with * as the name.