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Web Hosting - Create A Primary Hosting (Mail) Domain

Prerequisites

Active Web services, see Add Hosted Services.

Summary

This article will demonstrate how to create a primary hosting domain.

 

A primary hosting domain is a top level domain that allows for hosted services including mail, web, and CRM, in addition to sub domains be attached to it. It may not serve as a pointer domain, and is intended to be one of the, if not the, main domain employed by an organization.


1. In a web browser navigate to the ITSolutionsNow services control panel:  https://cp.myhostedsolution.com/

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2. From the center of the screen locate and click on Domains.

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3. Click Add Domain.

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4. For the domain type, click Domain. This is a top level domain used for a variety of hosting services, such as Basic & Exchange Email, Web Hosting, and CRM.

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5. Now configure the details for the domain. Enter the following information:

  • www.: The domain name.
  • Create Web Site: Automatically creates, and parks the domain to a website.
  • Enable DNS: Only disable if DNS information is hosted with another provider. Do not disable if the associated web site will be hosted with myhostedservice.com

Click on Add Domain, to create the domain name.

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6. At this point the domain has been created, and all the pertinent DNS records have automatically been generated and put in place. However if any further customizations need to take place click on the domain name after the list of hosted domain names loads.

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7. Click on Edit DNS zone records.

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8. The DNS zone records will now be displayed, add a record by clicking the Add Record button, and modify and existing record by clicking on the small pencil icon next to the given record.

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What Is Next?

Create A Website In The Control Panel

DNS & Resource Record Information

Modify The Default Documents List

Start To Finish Guide For Creating A Website

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