Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of add_new_domain_to_existing_account


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Jan 11, 2016, 1:45:04 PM (4 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    77You may be interested in reading our [wiki:dns_primer DNS Primer] for a more general overview of how DNS works.
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    9 This guide explains how to configure a domain name to work on the May First/People Link servers.
     9In this guide, we will assume your existing domain name is `mayfirst.org`. After launching your site, you realize that you would also like to use the domain `mayfirst.info`.
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    11 In this guide, we will assume your existing domain name is `mayfirst.org`. After launching your site, you realize that you would also like to use the domain `mayfirst.info`.
     11== Add the record to the May First/People Link Control Panel ==
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    1313The first step is to configure the May First/People DNS servers to respond to queries about your new domain name. You can do that by:
     
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    3738Next, you will want to add records that tell our domain name servers which IP address should be used for the various versions of the domain name you want to use. These are called "A" records. To add an A record:
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    4546Repeat this process for each domain name variation. You will probably want one record for the base domain name (may1st.info) and one for www.may1st.info.
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     48== Configure your sites and email to use your new domain ==
    4749The next step depends on what you want to do with your domain name. You may either
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