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trying to owndomainname brand my reseller supersite
stephenn




msg:4443234
 2:31 am on Apr 20, 2012 (gmt 0)

Hello
I am looking to brand my supersite with myown domain name.... but I've missed something from the info I have to date... any thoughts... cheers

I have a supersite... mysupersite.com
to brand it as my name apparently i should do this... type in my domain name url (in supersite branding admin) then set a A record (both done... but no cigar so far.

my thoughts are i have missed something (have never set up resseller site before):

MY USUAL EXPERIENCE (NORMAL WEBSITE SETUP)
in normal set up of website... I buy domain and change ns to point to my host server
on host server i place website files
ALL WORKS OK

THIS RESELLER BRANDING TELLS AS DIFFERENT SET UP
1. type in owndomainname
2. set a A record
both done, but so far (48hours) NOT WORKING

SO MY QUESTION:
should i actually (though they havent said) have to point the ns... or should the A record be doing that?

any thoughts/experience
cheers stephenn

 

phranque




msg:4444918
 12:37 am on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)

"no cigar so far" means you requested your http://example.com/ and you got what response?

and is owndomainname really your own domain or is it a subdomain of mysupersite.com

have you tried nslookup for your hostname?

stephenn




msg:4444964
 2:24 am on Apr 25, 2012 (gmt 0)

hi phranque,
the mysupersite.com is the 'readymade' site offered to use from resellerclub.... i then tweek the products and design to how i want... then trade as reseller....of products.
have accomplished all above

but.... finally..... wish to brand the mysupersite.com to be mydomainname.com (my own that i have purchased.

their guidelines are fragmented, but so far i have found out i have to:
1 set mydomainname.com in their admin panel
2 make an A record for it
3 make A records for 4 ns
4 make child ns of above A records

.... just now trying to learn the difference of a A record ip as 'route'
a A record ip as 'www'

onwards and upwards

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