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How Do I Migrate To Distil: Media Temple

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using Media Temple DNS:

Media Temple provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your Media Temple 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 Media Temple 
  2. Click on the domain you want to edit. 
  3. Scroll down to Domain Tools. 
  4. Click the Edit DNS Zone File icon. 
  5. In the Name field, enter www
  6. Select CNAME in the Type menu. 
  7. In the Data field enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us 
  8. Click Save. 

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

  1. Log into your account at the Media Temple AccountCenter 
  2. Click on the domain whose DNS zone file you want to edit. 
  3. Scroll down to the Domain Tools section. 
  4. Click the Edit DNS Zone File icon 
  5. Under the Name column locate the * line 
  6. Select A in the Type menu 
  7. Enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email.
  8. Choose A (Address) in the Record Type menu. 
  9. Click Save

 

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