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How can I point the DNS in order to have /blog and / in 2 different servers?

One of them is on PHPFog (PHP hosting) and the other on Heroku (Rails Hosting).



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Essentially, you can't; that's not an issue for the DNS, because it only handles hostnames, not HTTP pathnames on a given host. Your choices include

  1. Host the main site on and blog on, in which case you can do it with the DNS - just publish the relevant A record for each zonefile entry.
  2. Host the blog on a disposable domain name, and use ReWrite rules to proxy to the dispoable blog path, rewriting any links on the way through.

1) would be much easier, if you're not wedded to

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Darn you MadHatter! - This is the better answer @donald. – Mister IT Guru Mar 11 '11 at 11:49
I'm just worried with SEO. If I use I'll lose some SEO juice so I heard. – donald Mar 11 '11 at 11:56
Mister Guru: <LARGE GRIN> sorry! I'll try to be worse! Donald: SEO juice? – MadHatter Mar 11 '11 at 16:15

Use a subdomain instead: - many sites do it this way.

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I don't think DNS is what you need to look into to make this happen. I think you'll need to have a redirect setup, if memory serves me right.

You configure this on your webserver.

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