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How Do I Migrate To Distil: Hover

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

  1. Change your CNAME record for www.website.com to point to a CNAME provided by Distil
  2. 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 into your Hover account.
  2. Click on the Domain name you want to use with customized DNS Records.  
  3. This will take you to its Domain Details Page.
  4. Click on the DNS tab to manage records for the selected domain name.
  5. Edit or Add the CNAME www with its target host being the Distil CNAME provided to you during the Add Domain process. This is usually www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us.

Editing your A Record for your Root Domain yourwebsite.com to point to Distil's Network

  1. Log into your Hover account.
  2. Click on the Domain name you want to use with customized DNS Records. This will take you to its Domain Details Page.
  3. Click on the DNS tab to manage records for the selected domain name.
  4. Edit yourwebsite.com record to point to Distil with its Value being the Distil root domain IP address provided to you during the Add Domain process. 
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