Subdomains through registrar or DigitalOcean?

Posted December 7, 2013 1.8k views
I have my domain registered through 1&1. If I want to create a subdomain (i.e., do I need to add "test" in my 1&1 dns settings area or do I do it through DigitalOcean? Or do I need to create the subdomains in both places?

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Once you've added to the DNS Manager, you can proceed to creating the subdomain DNS record:
Type: A

Name: test

where is your droplet's IP address.