About the article

This article is a dedicated branch of "Custom Domains on Shifter" for Name.com. Before following the instructions, you'll need to follow "Custom Domains on Shifter" to register domain name to Shifter and get domain verification records.

 

Sample domain and DNS records

Sample Domain: 

Sample Shifter Domains:

  • abc123.on.getshifter.io. 
  • def456.cloudfront.net.

Sample Validation Records

For example.com

Name: _abcde.example.com
Type: CNAME
Value: _01234.acm-validations.aws. 

For www.example.com

Name: _hijkl.www.example.com
Type: CNAME
Value: _56789.acm-validations.aws.
 

Setting up validation DNS records

1. Navigate Login page

https://www.name.com/account/login.php
 

2. Click [MY DOMAINS] 

 

3. Click [Manage DNS Records] under [Quick Links] pulldown menu

4. Input validation record for example.com

TYPE: CNAME
HOST:  _abcd.
ANSWER: _01234.acm-validations.aws
TTL: 300 (default)  

Click [Add Record] button to save values.

5.  Input validation record for www.example.com

TYPE: CNAME Record
HOST:  _hijkl.www.
ANSWER: _56789.acm-validations.aws.
TTL: 300 (default)  

Click [Add Record] button to save values.

6. Confirm added validation records

 

Setting up  DNS records, after completed domain verification.

7. Click [ADD NEW RECORD] to add an ALIAS record

ALIAS record forexample.com

TYPE: ANAME
HOST:  leave blank
ANSWER: def456.cloudfront.net.
TTL: 300 (default) 

Click [Add Record] button to save values.

8. Also, input  CNAME record for www.example.com

TYPE: CNAME Record
HOST:  www.
ANSWER: abc123.on.getshifter.io. or def456.cloudfront.net.
TTL: 300 (default) 

Click [Add Record] button to save values.

9. Confirm all records

That's all!

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