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How Do I Migrate To Distil: MyHosting.com

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using MyHosting.com DNS:

MyHosting.com provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your MyHosting.com domain is a simple process that involves two steps:

  • Change your CNAME record for www.website.com to point to a CNAME provided by Distil
  • Change your A Record entry for website.com to point to an IP provided by Distil 

Editing your www CNAME to point to Distil's Network

  1. Login to the Customer Control Panel
  2. Click on All Domains Click on the Domain you want to manage 
  3. Click on the DNS tab 
  4. Click on DNS Records To add a New DNS record. 
  5. Click on Add New DNS Record
  6. Select CNAME as the type 
  7. Click Next
  8. For the Subdomain name, enter www
  9. Point this subdomain name to www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us
  10. Click on Finish

Editing your root domain yourwebsite.com A Record to point to Distil's Network

  1. Login to the Customer Control Panel 
  2. Click on All Domains Click on the Domain you want to manage 
  3. Click on the DNS tab 
  4. Click on DNS Records To add a New DNS record. 
  5. Click on Add New DNS Record
  6. Select A Record as the type 
  7. Click Next
  8. Enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
  9. Click on Finish
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