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Setting up CNAME redirection with DreamHost domain provider

Last Updated: May 05, 2016 03:54PM CEST
This article covers the process of setting up the CNAME redirection with Dreamhost domain provider. We'll cover this setup in a few simple steps. If you have any problem setting this up after reading this article, please contact our support department via email: .

DreamHost CNAME redirection setup

First, go to your DreamHost administrative dashboard (DreamHost web panel) and log in with your credentials.

Once you're logged in, under the Toolbox menu, click on the Manage Domains icon as shown below.



Next, find your domain which you are going to use to set up the redirection and click on the DNS link under it.


This is where we add the CNAME redirection parameters.


Name : this represents your subdomain. For example:, You can set it to apps, m, login, mobile or whatever you want. Once you've decided on your subdomain, enter it under name and continue to the next field.

Type:  set this to CNAME

Value : in this field enter for each of your apps.

            If you're setting this for a reseller domain, enter in this field

Comment: Leave this field empty.

Click on the Add Record Now! button and you should be set. Keep in mind this may take up to 48 hours to be fully activated.

For any additional questions please contact us via email: .

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