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How Do I Migrate To Distil: Register.com

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using Register.com DNS:

Register provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your Register 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 account at register.com. 
  2. Under the My Accounts tab, click the domain that you're using with LaunchRock. 
  3. Scroll down to the Advanced Technical Settings heading, and click Edit Domain Aliases Records. 
  4. In the box to the left of your domain name www
  5. In the points to box, enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us
  6. Click Continue. 
  7. Review your changes, and click Continue to create the CNAME record. 

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

  1. Log Into your register.com account manager. 
  2. Click on your domain name you wish to modify. 
  3. Scroll down the screen until you see ‘Advanced Technical Settings’. 
  4. Click Edit IP Address Records. 
  5. In the IP Address field enter enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
  6. Click Continue. 
  7. Review your changes, and click Continue to create the A record.
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