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How Do I Migrate To Distil: OVH

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using OVH DNS:

OVH provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your OVH 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 into your OVH manager 
  2. Choose your domain from the menu on the left 
  3. Click Domain & DNS 
  4. Click DNS Zone 
  5. In the Subdomain field enter www
  6. In the Target address field enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us
  7. Click Accept

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

  1. Log into your OVH manager 
  2. Choose your domain from the menu on the left 
  3. Click Domain & DNS 
  4. Click DNS Zone 
  5. Click A field 
  6. Enter the IP address given to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the portal or in your deployment email
  7. Click Accept
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