DreamHost Domain Configuration

Learn how to point your DreamHost domain to a Pantheon site.


Before You Begin

Be sure that you have a:

Configure DNS Records on DreamHost

A Record

  1. Navigate to Panel > Domains > Manage Domains and click DNS.
  2. Leave the Name field blank, select A from the Type dropdown menu, and enter the A record value provided by Pantheon in the Value field.
  3. Click Add record now!.

AAAA Records

  1. Navigate to Panel > Domains > Manage Domains and click Add IP.
  2. Click the Add IPv6 Now button and enter the AAAA record value provided by Pantheon.
  3. Repeat steps 1-2 for the second AAAA record value provided by Pantheon. There are two AAAA records for improved uptime and reliability.

CNAME Record

A CNAME record is required to configure a subdomain (e.g., www.example.com).

  1. Navigate to Panel > Domains > Manage Domains and click DNS.
  2. Leave the Name field blank, select CNAME from the Type dropdown menu, and enter the enter the CNAME record value provided by Pantheon (e.g. live-example.pantheonsite.io) in the Value field.
  3. Click Add record now!.

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