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

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?:       ->
*     -> -> yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy

Will that work? Does it even make sense?

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

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cool, looks like it's working. Thanks! –  cori Sep 13 '12 at 15:38

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