Adding a CNAME Using Godaddy.com

Updated 4 months ago by John Hurley

  1. Log in to your account at www.godaddy.com.
  2. Open the Domains tab and select My Domain Names. You'll be directed to the Manage
    Domains page.
  3. Click the domain that you'd like to use with your file sharing site.
  4. Click the Total DNS Control And MX Records in the box entitled Total DNS Control.
  5. Click Add New CNAME Record. If you've already created a CNAME record for your file sharing
    address, click Edit next to the existing CNAME record.
  6. For the Host, enter only the subdomain of the address you want to use for your file sharing site. For
    example, if you picked uploads.mydomain.com as your address, enter “uploads” here.
  7. Enter customcname.com as the Points To
  8. Change TTL to 1/2 Hour or to 600 Seconds.
  9. Click Continue, and then click Add. If you're editing an existing CNAME record, click Continue and Update.


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