How to connect point domain name to ASmall Orange hosting

As per Wikipedia – A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet. Domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS). Any name registered in the DNS is a domain name.

Where as A name server is a computer hardware or software server that implements a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service. It translates an often humanly-meaningful, text-based identifier to a system-internal, often numeric identification or addressing component. This service is performed by the server in response to aservice protocol request.

We pre-assume that you already have a domain name. Popular domain name sellers: Godaddy or Bigrock

Step 1: Go to the C-panel of Asmall Orange hosting. (Search your inbox with subject: New Account Information from A Small Orange if you are unable to find your c-panel ID and password)

How to add domain name to A Small orange hosting

Step 2: Quickly search Addon Domains and click it.

You can add as many Add on domains on your hosting, but it will utilize equal resources of the processor allocated to your shared hosting .

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Step 3: Enter the domain name that you wish to point on Asmall orange servers.

Be careful while adding the domain name, make sure that you have changed the nameservers (on godaddy/bigrock) pointing to Asmallorange’s hosting. If not done check this first.

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Note: Make sure that NameServers at Godaddy/Bigrock (or your domain name seller) are changed to:

  1. ns1.asoshared.com
  2. ns2.asoshared.com

Follow the screenshots and setup the NameServers here:

Just sign in to your Godaddy account

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Click manage domain

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

select the domain name to manage and click on it.

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Click manage under the nameservers

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Click Custom then click add nameserver

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

Enter both the nameservers in the box and click OK

Add and point domain name to ASO hosting

After clicking OK, the nameservers will be added successfully.

 

 

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