Questions tagged [cname]

A CNAME record or Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies that the domain name is an alias of another, canonical domain name.

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My root domain is not resolving to my server, but the www. subdomain works fine

I have the DNS configured like this: So, my domain example.mx is working as http://www.example.mx. With www there is no problem, but with non-www like http://example.mx it's not working. As you can ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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For SEO which should I use faster performing A records, or can I use CNAME?

It occurs to me, that hosting a website on www.domain.com will result in duplicate, unnecessary DNS lookups if www is a CNAME and not an A(AAA) Record. If the CNAME points to another CNAME, things ...
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cPanel email not working

I have a domain registered with Dynadot, and hosting on GoDaddy. I'm using cloudflare as a CDN and I've added CNAME records for 'mail' and 'email' but emails aren't coming through to the addresses on ...
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Subdomain wildcard for development server under dev

I recently purchased a new domain i.e. mydomain.io which I'm planning to use for my brand new app. The app was designed to be multi-tenant meaning that each user account points to a different ...
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Find old CNAME for domain registered on google

I have mistakenly replace the CNAME with a new one, without writing the old one down. Is there a way to find the old CNAME? I checked on https://dnschecker.org/ but the domain is already resolved to ...
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What should be 'Host' field while setting up CNAME record to point my domain name to free hosting

Let's say I have a domain name registered as www.example.com and I have hosted my site on a free hosting provider as https://mysite.hostingProvider.example. While setting up the CNAME Record ...
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How do I redirect a subdomain on Google domains to a URL with masking?

I bought a domain (on Google Domains) for a personal webpage and set it up to point to my github.io page I also added a subdomain (say somefile.mydomain.example) and it now redirects to a Google ...
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Do I need a certificate to redirect via CNAME?

I have abc.example.com that is being shut down and all data was sent via SSL. I have xyz.example.com already live and pure SSL site. I am changing record (CNAME) for abc.example.com to point to xyz....
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Can sub folder point to different hosting provider www.domain.com/subfolder [duplicate]

I have a situation where we need to point a sub domain to a different hosting provider. The main website www.mainwebsite.example is being hosted with HostingProvider1 and now we have another ...
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How can I set a CNAME record when my domain provider only support A and AAAA record?

My domain extension (.at.tw) is a testing project, and it only supports 5 A or AAAA records, and not NS, CNAME or other types you might found in normal DNS. I want to use Ghost's paid hosting (so ...
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Heroku apps, DNS and MX records

I have a domain, example.com, for my mom's business. I'm having trouble configuring the records to allow the Heroku app to exist simultaneously with email through Microsoft Office 365. The site should ...
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Subdomain redirection to external subdomain

I need to create a redirection from my own subdomain to an external subdomain, like subdomain.domain.com -> subdomain.external.com. So if anyone try to enter in my subdomain, it redirects ...
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Will client sites on clientsite.mydomain.com affect SEO at www.mydomain.com?

Example: Petterson Rekvisitta is a company I am building a website for. He has a domain: petterson.com, and will eventually move there. During development I set up his site on petterson.mydomain.com ...
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Accidently changed CNAME entries for “autodiscover” and “_domainconnect”, will that hurt my website?

I am an absolute noob in web development, but I have a Wordpress site and while I was trying to verify my website for Youtube, I made a mistake and changed 2 CNAME entries on my 1und1.de (german ...
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CDN setup without nameserver AND cname manipulation

Is it possible? Does somebody know, how is it technically possible to setup a CDN without nameserver and cname manipulation?
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Making a DNS setup for 20+ domains hosted on the same IP-address more manageable

We've got about 20 localised domains for just one website, all of them point to the same IP address The current setup is this: example.de. A 1.2.3.4 www.example.de. CNAME example.de. example.fr. A ...
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Our alias domains are showing up in the search results, how can we get it to show just our main domain?

There is a website, let's say example.com and multiple domains for different domain zones like .de .fr etc. And the additional domains have the CNAME record example.com. So the idea is to open example....
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Use a custom domain instead of subdomain for a webapp that depends on the subdomain as a key

I have a cloud application with subdomain per customer on Domain B. customer1.B.com customer2.B.com Customer1 now wants to link to the application to use a subdomain of his own domain A. E.g. app.A....
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DNS A/CNAME for two domains with subdomain - how to setup?

Starting over, as I overcomplicated the former description of my problem... I would like some help to set up the DNS for my two domains so I can access the content from one on the other I have these ...
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Is Cloudflare's auto-minify feature compatible with Railgun?

I have burned the last two days wondering why the minification from Cloudflare doesn't work and what is happening. First I thought it was related to caching. Then it got me by reading something ...
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How to use CloudFlare and web host at same time?

I'm trying to set up a (.tk) website for a school project using 000WebHost, but at the same time I want to integrate CloudFlare DDoS protection into my website as well. The two ways to hook up a ...
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CloudFlare DNS: How to setup a GitHub Repository to a custom sub domain?

I have a github pages site, and I want to add it as a subdomain to my cloudflare domain without using a page rule
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Link subdomain that is CNAME to SendGrid but with CloudFlare enabled ends up on main site

We use Cloudflare, and Sendgrid for email. Via Sendgrid setup, we have added a DNS record: However, this redirects to our main domain: Example link.construct.net generated by SendGrid If I disable ...
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How to add MX record when CName exists (BigRock)?

I have a website which is currently hosted on GitHub. I have added a CNAME entry Name: requestly.in Value: requestly.github.io This works perfectly fine. Now, I am trying to setup email service by ...
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Configure webapp on PWS to use SSL Service rather than HTTP

I have an application running on Pivotal Web Services that has 2 Front End components. I have added the Pivotal SSL Service and added a wildcard SSL certificate for my domain mysite.io and was given ...
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How to make Apache/cPanel recognise all/any domains pointed to its wildname CNAME record?

Setup: Server Domain: redir.example.com subdomain of above: * CNAME value of *.redir.example.com = redir.example.com <anything>.redir.example.com get served redir.example.com/index.php (but no ...
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gh-pages not allowing multiple subdomains

I am following the Github Pages tutorial. I thought I could have two domains: api.website.com and website.com, and the first is created via a folder called api in my main website folder where index....
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Can a website have multiple CNAME?

We have a subdomain of our site which has hubspot installed on it so the CNAME used is of hubspot. We are trying another software (unbounce) which integrates with hubspot. The problem is its asking to ...
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CNAME pointing towards a Heroku page isn't working

I have a CNAME for www.mywebsite.com pointing towards example.herokuapp.com, and the original Heroku page is working just fine. However the CNAMEd website (www.mywebsite.com) is showing a Herokuapp ...
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CNAME is causing redirect error?

I recently deployed a website hosted with Node.js. I then created a CNAME record for my website, and it is saying that my website is down, because of the page redirecting too many times. I'm using ...
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Firebase hosting not going live - stuck on “Continue setup to direct traffic to your domain” [closed]

I'm stuck on the last stage("going live") of Firebase hosting. I have a Godaddy domain: As u can see i put down all the CNAME and A records. I'm adding my firebase.json in case it's conneted in ...
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Firebase Custom Domain - add admin subdomain?

I'm hosting my website on Firebase and I got the domain from GoDaddy. I used custom domain, and everything works great. This is the way I redirect to my website on Firebase: I need to create an ...
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How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain?

How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain? I registered a domain via Google Domains (let's call it example.com). I then created a Google Site (let's call it sites.google.com/site/...
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How to add naked domain (without www) on GoDaddy deployed via Heroku?

I have a domain that's been deployed via Heroku, and is up and running fine with the www. But if I go to the domain without the www, it does not render correctly. I tried adding both domains on Heroku,...
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Redirect Github project page to a subdomain

So I have an organization created in Github and I created a project in that organization. Now I can create the site for this project by creating the branch gh-pages and pushing the html files here. I ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.example.com to www1.example.com(subdomain of example.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (example.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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I have a CNAME for www, how do I redirect root domain there?

My DNS setup is rather simple: a CNAME for www, default (registrar's) nameservers for the root. Now I want to redirect from the root domain to www, which I thought would be a simple task, but it's ...
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Why can't I reach my site from browser, even though my CNAME record has been propogated to DNS servers

I have a site hosted on Google AppEngine (e.g. myapp.appspot.com). I have another site hosted on Hetzner using my own domain name. (e.g. mysite.info). I have set up a CNAME record on Hetzner, which ...
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Should images moved to CDN be 301 redirected?

I've seen a couple different questions or this one, similar to this, but they didn't really answer my question all they way. I have a site I built for a friend about a year ago and I recently had all ...
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Hosting ASP.NET on Azure for a GoDaddy Domain using CNAME

Since GoDaddy does not support ASP.NET Core (and probably won't for a long time since they are still on old ASP.NET 4.5 now) I would like to host my website on Azure. According to this document this ...
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CNAME record at AWS Route 53 DNS is landing on defaultwebpage.cgi

I have been trying to get this to work for hours. I have a WordPress multisite hosted on a shared server - but with a dedicated IP address for my WP installation, and my client sites are set up as ...
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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Configure 3 domains in CloudFlare, with 2 redirecting to the first one, for a wordpress installation in openshift

My friend has 3 domains: example.com example.com.cc example.com.co The website is hosted at OpenShift and it's already redirecting example.com to it (using the guide in this answer). So far, so good....
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Client Provided CName record redirecting/forwarding to my domain with masking

I am looking for a solution to an issue that I have. In my scenario, I have a CName record provided by a client, www.example.com. When the user types in www.example.com, I need to redirect them to www....
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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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CNAME for subdomain to different host?

A friend asked me to help them with a new website on a subdomain that has a different host than the main domain. The domain is registered with Host A, the name servers point to Host A, however the ...
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CNAME to S3 returns the S3 URL

I've setup a static website on S3 under a www.mydomain.com bucket. I also created a CNAME record for it in Namecheap looking like this: Type: CNAME Record Host: www Value: www.mydomain.com.s3-website-...
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Is there an effect on root domain email if subdomain CNAME changed?

I am about to move my website from 1and1 to Shopify, but 1and1 will remain the domain manager. The website transfer requires me to create a subdomain in 1and1 that is directed to Shopify and also ...
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Can I stop Google and other search engines indexing my subdomain, when subdomain is 3rd party owned? [duplicate]

I've just looked up my website in Google, to see if the sitemap had changed to reflect some new content and pages, and I have a bit of a problem. I use a third-party hosted toolset, which is linked ...