Subdomain on a different server with different IP

asked Apr 29, 2012 in Domains by darkshark (1,500 points)
edited 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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answered Apr 29, 2012 by expert (14,380 points)
The answer is yes you can.
Say you have the main domain on server A(, create another domain on server B(
Then go to ServerA -> DNS Functions -> edit DNS zone -> scroll down to -> edit -> scroll down until you see "Add New Entries Below this Line" -> enter -> select "A" record -> and enter the IP of the other servers domain.