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How to add CNAME record in Plesk

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How to add CNAME record in Plesk

Introduction

In this article, you will learn how to add CNAME record in Plesk.

Inside the Domain Name System (DNS), there is a specific kind of resource record known as a Canonical Name (CNAME) record. This record transfers one domain name (an alias) to another (the canonical name).

Step 1. Log into your Plesk with your server password by searching server_ip:8880 in your browser.

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Step 2. Go to Hosting and DNS under the menu of websites and domains, then click on DNS settings.

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Step 3. Click on "Add Record."

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Step 4. Select CNAME record from the record type drop-down menu.

Enter the subdomain name in the domain name field; in our case, we used www.

In the TTL field, you can assign any value in seconds; we have entered 3600.

In the canonical name field, I entered the canonical name as micro.com for the main domain. then select OK. 

NOTE: Use your main domain instead of micro.com.

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Conclusion

Hopefully, now you have learned how to add CNAME record in Plesk.

Also read: How to add MX record in Plesk.

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