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Hello, this is my very first question (so excited...!).

I have the following problem:

I own a domain (blumtec.cl) that I have succesfully located at a web hosting provider. Now, I want to host a web application under the subdomain http://sigev.blumtec.cl but in another webhosting company. I do not want to make it using an add-on domain because the change will be noticeable upon changing the link.

please help
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Commented:
Danielle could you please point me what should I put in the A record?
You'll put the IP address of the sub.domain.com's server.  That will tell your domain host to send that sub domain to another machine other than your primary domain's server.

Commented:
You need to create a CNAME or an A record to accomplish this. You can do this from Manage DNS option available in your Domain / Hosting control panel.

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Commented:
Ok...I did everything you mention but when I type http://sigev.blumtec.cl I get an error instead of the application. Can you take a look and tell me how to fix that?

thanks
Did you put the application at the new host (the one where you pointed the name)?

Did you add the subdomain as a domain at the new host?

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Commented:
I was away from the Pc. I need the question to be reopened so I can point the answer as successfull
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