How can I point a subdomain to an IP address?

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This FAQ will help you to point your subdomain at a redirect

You can redirect your subdomain to another website by following the below instructions. This is useful if you have content on a different website, for example, you may have an Amazon store set up, and want to direct people there using the subdomain

This answer will explain how you can point a subdomain name to an IP Address.

Please Note: It will take between 24 - 48 hours for the new DNS records to become active.

Firstly, you need to ensure your domain is pointed to our nameservers:


If the domain is not pointed to the 123-reg nameservers, you will be unable to manage them from the 123-reg control panel.

For more information on changing your nameservers please view the following article:
How do I change the nameservers for my domain name?

To point your subdomain to your host's IP address you will need to do the following:


Login to your 123-reg control panel.



In the Domain names section, select the relevant domain name in the drop-down list and click on the Manage button.



Scroll down to the Advanced Domain Settings section and click on the Manage DNS (A, MX, CNAME, TXT) link.

Advanced Domain settings


From the Advanced DNS tab.

Advanced DNS


Select A from the Type drop down list in the Add new entry section.

Create A Record


In the Hostname field enter your chosen subdomain i.e mail.


In the Destination IPv4 address field enter the IP address the subdomain will point to.

Destination IPV4 address


Click on the Add new entry button to save the new record.


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