CNAME Records

A CNAME record is pretty much the same as an A record however instead of pointing a hostname to an IP Address it points to a hostname.  For example: – pointing to

To set up a CNAME select the CNAME option from the drop down menu when creating a new DNS record. Put the first part of the hostname excluding the part into the first field.  Put the hostname\value in to the Canonical Name field and ensure to put a . at the end of the hostname here, then submit\finish.