Setting up multiple VPS

  • jammer2552
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Post 3+ Months Ago

We have one VPS already set up and working wonderfully (VPS1).

However we would like to delegate some tasks to a second VPS (VPS2) with another host, with access to VPS2 done through a subdomain, of which the root domain is hosted on VPS1. Nameservers are also on VPS1.

Let's say example(dot)com is hosted on VPS1, and i want sub(dot)example(dot)com to be hosted on VPS2.

The question I have, is when ordering VPS2, I am asked for a hostname and two nameservers. What do I need to set these to?

Thanks in advance.
  • harrysmith
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Usually you can set hostname and nameservers later once your server is activated. Each host have their own policies and regulations in this regards.
  • Tonzilit
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What company are you with, the OP?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Late to the party on this one.

Let me see if I have this right; is at one host, while you want at another?

That is as simple as configuring your zonefile in DNS.

www IN A <IP address for first host>

foo IN <IP address for second host>

Or am I missing something?

You can even use proxypass on your www server to mask the hostname for the second one.

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