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How Do I Migrate To Distil: DNS Made Easy

Migrating Your Website to Distil Using DNS Made Easy DNS:

DNS Made Easy provides an easy to use and understand DNS system.  Migrating your DNS Made Easy 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 DNS Made Easy account
  2. Select the DNS menu and select Managed DNS. 
  3. Select the Domain you wish to edit from the Manage a Domain menu. 
  4. Click the plus (+) sign under CNAME Records to add a new record. 
  5. In the Name field, enter www. 
  6. Enter www.yourwebsite.com.distil.us in the Alias to field. 
  7. Set your TTL to 1 minute. 
  8. Click Submit

 

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

  1. Log in to your DNS Made Easy account
  2. Select the DNS menu and select Managed DNS. 
  3. Select the Domain you wish to edit from the Manage a Domain menu. 
  4. Click the plus (+) sign under A Records to add a new record. 
  5. In the Name field, enter the root domain of your website: yourwebsite.com 
  6. Enter the root domain IP address assigned to you by Distil in either the Add Domain wizard in the Portal or in the deployment email.
  7. Leave the TTL at its default setting 
  8. Click Submit.
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