Is DiOc DNS required for subdomain?

I want to launch a meteor app for a client on Digital Ocean and let them route traffic to it from a subdomain on the client domain (

Is getting them the IP Address of the droplet and instructing them to fill in the A-record and CNAME with their registrar enough?


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Solved by discovering the host (dream host) and using the droplet’s ip in a tutorial for custom subdomain setup.