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How to Update CNAME Aliases - Canonical Name - DNS Management

What is a CNAME Alias?

It is a hostname that points to another hostname (info.your-domain.net to info.your-domain.com). Domain owners typically use it to point a subdomain to another domain or subdomain (normal subdomains can only point to a directory within your hosting account).
 

How To Update CNAME Aliases?

  1. Log in to your Domains Dashboard

    Login to your Domains Dashboard
  2. In Card View, click Manage on the domain you wish to update the CNAME record.
    Card view, Manage
  3. In List View, click on the cog icon. 
    List View, Manage
  4. Click on DNS & Nameservers in the left-hand menu.
    DNS & Nameservers Tab
  5. On the DNS & Nameservers page, select the DNS Records tab. 
    DNS Records Tab
  6. Add a new CNAME Record by clicking the blue + button.
    Add a New Record
  7. In the window that appears, select the DNS record type from the dropdown list.
  8. Type in the DNS record value.
  9. Then click on the Add DNS button.
    Add new DNS record window
  10. Or, choose a CNAME record from the list to edit, click the three dots on the record you wish to edit or delete.
    three-dotted option
  11. Make your revisions and Click on Update DNS.
    Edit DNS records window
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