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Guys I'm a little noob when it comes to server things. Can someone please help me out.

Our application hosts templated lead sites for our users

Each user has their own domain which we should serve their site under.

What's the best way to do this without tieing the A record to an IP. We don't want to do this because we are about to switch services and may want to change the IP at any point, so we need more control.

Should I purchase some kind of DNS service? If so, how? This might not work for people who have their mail tied to a domain.

Is there a way I can buy an IP address and own it and redirect that to a different IP that I can change at any point?

I would love to just point the host record to a url but several DNS services like godaddy don't allow this.

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Are you able to use CNAME records? –  Shane Madden Aug 31 '12 at 19:13
    
@ShaneMadden Idealy, I'd like for it to point to the root and not www –  King Kyle Aug 31 '12 at 21:00

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