How do you point a subdomain to DigitalOcean without using or the original domain or changing nameservers?
I am using namecheap as my domain registrar for a domain, say example.com. Because of the way I have things set up and example.com pointing somewhere else, I cannot change the nameservers or use example.com and therefore want to use a subdomain, say ocean.example.com, to point to a Ubuntu 16.04 droplet with an example IP of 126.96.36.199
Based on what I have been reading, I believe it is possible to point to subdomains without changing the nameservers of example.com on namecheap, but whatever I try does not seem to work.
My questions are:
- What exactly do I need to do to the DNS settings on namecheap?
- Is example.com OR is ocean.example.com my domain that I create under DigitalOcean?
- What exactly do I need to do for the DNS configuration on DigitalOcean?
Thank you all for any help!!! :)