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I have been working on a project for a client and need some advise.

It is cloud app that will be deployed on EC2 and for each user(domain that user keys in) during registration, we need to spin a new server. We basically want to make all servers to be part of same domain. For ex: We roll out an app for a user example

I user   - sam.jondoe.com - 77.99.00.01
II user  - sugar.jondoe.com - 77.99.00.01 
III user - damn.jondoe.com - 77.99.00.02

How do we make sure -- each server spun for the user will some how be part of same domain jondoe.com?

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You add that A record or CNAME record for the new server to your DNS zone for jondoe.com.

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Further to that, if you want it to happen automagically, set up a dynamic DNS zone and put appropriate keys with rights to update that zone onto the server template. Then have them add their own record when provisioning is complete. –  MikeyB Nov 15 '11 at 17:11

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