Can you have two different name servers?

Can you have two different name servers?

1 Answer. Sort of, but depending on your needs it may or may not work the way you want it to. The purpose of having more than one nameserver on a domain is redundancy, if there are multiple then each nameserver would be expected to contain the same records as its peers.

Can a subdomain have its own DNS?

Absolutely. You can have another DNS server. No problems. You should explicitly specify in the DNS of the domain to point this subdomain to the new server or use the DNS that comes free with the domain.

Do subdomains have different IP address?

Subdomains can be modified as an A record that is pointing to an IP address. Or, they can be modified as a CNAME that is pointing to another domain name. This means that you can have your domain name hosted with us and your subdomain to a different provider, or you can have both under our campaign.

How do I delegate a subdomain to another DNS server?

Delegate a subdomain

  1. Log in to the Cloudflare dashboard and select your account.
  2. Select the domain that contains the subdomain to be delegated.
  3. Go to DNS.
  4. Create NS records for the subdomain. For example:
  5. (Optional) If the delegated nameserver has DNSSEC enabled, add the DS record in the Cloudflare DNS app.

Can a subdomain be added to a different host?

Note: you need only add A Record from server A DNS (from either your domain registrar or previous host depending on whose name servers you are using) and point it to server B IP address. No need to add that same A record for subdomain on server B or the other host.

How can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

you will have to add the NS records for the subdomain in the DNS Manager for your TLD (Top Level Domain). For Example: In DNS Manager for TLD add NS records Like. Your TLD records have to be on the same nameserver. The DNS lookup first tries to find your main domain – then gets the records in order to determine what to do with the request.

How is a subdomain different from a domain?

A subdomain acts as a sub-section of an existing domain or a website. In this fictitious scenario, is the domain but a subdomain would be This sub-domain would lead you to a different area of the website.

What’s the difference between CNAME and subdomain Records?

It’s considered to be the perfect way to point a domain o a sub-domain to your hosting server. This particular type of record links a name to another name on a server. And it never works for an IP address. CNAME records are classed as standard DNS records. These records have made it easier to manage your domains than A-Records.