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

  • Posted June 22, 2020
  • DNS


I have a site (, which I want to point to one IP, but I want a growing number of subdomains (, 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.