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Subdomain on a different server with different IP

Apr 30, 2012 by darkshark

I want to add a blog to my site. I was thinking of putting the blog as a subdomain on a server with a different IP, and the subdomain would be hosted elsewhere. Is this possible? Can I configure the DNS settings on cPanel/WHM to do this? Or do I have to buy another domain for the new blog?
Can someone please advise me?


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Apr 30, 2012 by expert
The answer is yes you can.
Say you have the main domain on server A(mydomain.com), create another domain on server B(mydomain.com)
Then go to ServerA -> DNS Functions -> edit DNS zone -> scroll down to mydomain.com -> edit -> scroll down until you see "Add New Entries Below this Line" -> enter blog.mydomain.com -> select "A" record -> and enter the IP of the other servers domain.