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How Do I Migrate To Distil: IX webhosting

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using IX Webhosting DNS:

IX Webhosting provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your IX Webhosting 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 ix web hosting. 
  2. Click Manage below the Hosting Account section. 
  3. On the left side, click the domain you'd like to use with LaunchRock. 
  4. Next to DNS Configuration, click EDIT. 
  5. Click Add DNS CNAME Record. 
  6. Under Name, enter www. 
  7. Enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us under Data. 
  8. Click Submit

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

  1. Log in to your account at ix web hosting. 
  2. Click Manage below the Hosting Account section. 
  3. On the left side, click the domain you'd like to use with LaunchRock. 
  4. Next to DNS Configuration, click EDIT. 
  5. Click Add DNS A Record. 
  6. Under Name, enter your base domain 
  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. Click Submit.
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