My domain: www.example.com which is with ‘BigRock’, which has nameservers connection to the ‘HostGator’. Now, I want to point www.blog.example.com sub-domain to ‘DigitalOcean’.
example.com (BigRock) ----> HostGator blog.example.com (BigRock) ----> DigitalOcean
In order to achieve this, following are the steps I have taken but it still doesn’t seem to be working as expected. I already waited for 48 hours after making these changes.
I think step 1 and 2 are necessary, I’m not sure about step 3.
Can someone help me here please? I might not have provided all the necessary details so please feel free to ask any follow-up question. Thank you.
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If your domain name is using Hostgator’s nameservers than all DNS changes need to be made from their control panel, because the active DNS zone is there. If you made DNS changes for your domain name from other control panel such as BigRock, the DNS changes will not take effect.
You can simply create an A record for blog.example.com and point it to the IP address of your droplet with DigitalOcean.
Hope that helps!