Step-By-Step Guide to Adding DNS Records for Your Custom Branded Email Domain with DreamHost
1. Access DreamHost Account:
Log into your DreamHost domain account.
2. Navigate to the Domains Tab:
From within your account, click on the 'Domains' link on the left-hand side.
3. Manage Domains:
Select 'Manage Domains' in the Domains drop-down list.
4. Access DNS Settings:
Find your domain in the list and click the 'DNS' link beneath it.
5. Locate Custom DNS Records Section:
Scroll on this page until you locate the 'Add a Custom DNS Record' section.
6. Add Generated Host:
In the 'Name' field, enter the Host that was generated in the dashboard.
7. Select Record Type:
Choose 'CNAME' for the Type.
8. Input Value:
In the 'Value' field, enter the Value that was generated in the dashboard.
9. Add Record:
Check that each field is correct, then select 'Add Record Now!'. Repeat this process two more times to ensure all three CNAME records have been added.
Once completed, navigate back to your dashboard and select 'Validate'. If the CNAME records were entered correctly, you should be all set to continue with your custom branded email domain in the dashboard. Refer back to the primary article to finish setting up your custom branded email domain.