Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a domain with a wildcard subdomain entry pointed at IP-A:

domain-a.com   -> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
*.domain-a.com -> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

Can I create another CNAME pointing a spcified subdomain at a different IP. Or, rather, if I create such an entry, will it resolve to the 2nd IP?:

domain-a.com       -> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
*.domain-a.com     -> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
thing.domain-a.com -> yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy

Will that work? Does it even make sense?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Yes. See RFC 1034, section 4.3.3 for more technical information.

share|improve this answer
    
cool, looks like it's working. Thanks! –  cori Sep 13 '12 at 15:38
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.