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I want a third party hosting my main site with PHP, MySQL, etc...

I don't know which DNS records to modify.

Is it possible to have the following mappings:

www.example.com => 3rd party hosting
blog.example.com => other 3rd party hosting
mail.example.com => Google Mail
docs.example.com => Google Docs
sites.example.com => Google Sites
sites.example.com/internal-site => Google Sites internal site ...

Right now in TotalDNS, I have www => ghs.google.com. If I modify only this record to point to the IP provided by the 3rd party hosting, is it going to work ? Do I also need to add NameServers, remove the ones Google added ?

Thx for the help


current setup

A records

@ --> 255.255.255.255

CNAME records

www --> ghs.google.com
docs --> ghs.google.com
sites --> ghs.google.com

Name servers

@ --> ns57.domaincontrol.com @ --> ns58.domaincontrol.com

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  1. you should remove record www=>ghs.google.com
  2. add new www=> to hosting provider

that's it

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plus add a MX entry to point to google's smtp server. –  TomTom Apr 5 '10 at 3:49
    
thx that was easy .... all that was necessary was removing the CNAME record 'www' and insert a new A record 'www' pointing to the IP of my hosting provider. –  vinnybozz Apr 5 '10 at 19:19

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