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How Do I Migrate To Distil: MyDomain.com

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using MyDomain.com DNS:

MyDomain.com provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your MyDomain.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. Log in to your MyDomain.com account. 
  2. Click on the My Services tab. 
  3. Under Manage My Services, click on Manage Servicecacs. 
  4. Go to Domain Overview. 
  5. Click on Domain Administration. 
  6. Select the domain you're using with LaunchRock. 
  7. Click the DNS tab, and select DNS Records. 
  8. Click Add New DNS record. 
  9. From the drop-down menu, select CNAME, and click Next. 
  10. Enter www. 
  11. if you picked signup.yoursite.com as your address, enter signup, and then enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us. 
  12. Click Finish


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

  1. Login to your account at MyDomain.com 
  2. Click Hosting & Services 
  3. Click Control Panel next to your hosting subscription 
  4. Click Hosted Domains 
  5. Click on the domain name you would like to add DNS records to 
  6. Click the DNS tab 
  7. Click the DNS Records sub-tab 
  8. Click Add New DNS Record 
  9. Set the Record Type to A and 
  10. Click Next 
  11. Direct to the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
  12. Save your changes.
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