setting a subdomain

I try to figure out how to set a subdomain.

Take for example the following configurations:

| case | hostname | value            |
|  #1  | @        |<droplet-ip>:8000 |
|  #2  | *.sub    |<droplet-ip>:8000 |

case#1 fucntions as expected. Case #2 doesn’t.

I’m not sure if it is related, but it doesn’t function if the primary link (case#1) in place is linked to the same IP or to another IP.

Any return as to what I am doing wrong?

Thanks for your consideration

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Bobby Iliev
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May 17, 2023
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

For the subdomain name, you don’t need the *. in front.

What you can add is just the subdomain itself, eg: This will look as follows:

For more information on how to manage DNS records, i could suggest the following tutorial:

Let me know if you have any questions!



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