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How Do I Migrate To Distil: Dyn

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using Dyn DNS:

Dyn provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your Dyn 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. Sign in to your Dyn account 
  2. In the Hostname field, enter www.yourwebsite.com
  3. In the Alias to field, enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us
  4. Save your changes

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

  1. Sign in to your account at Dyn.
  2. Select the domain name you wish to edit.
  3. The Hostname field should be "@".
  4. Set the TTL to one minute.
  5. In the IP Address field enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
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