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December 15, 2019 at 6:41pm
i bought a domain name and am trying to get it working. using ovh.com dns zone service. is there an example dns zone configuration that should work? [email protected]

December 16, 2019 at 10:27pm

December 17, 2019 at 9:14am
Thanks : ) I did RTFM though ; )
It's just for me it's not clear if that should be the only entry or not.
Also: shouldn't the target be pages.grapedrop.com. (with point at the end, as per the guide - here the 'code' doesn't show correctly).
Edited
i'm getting thrown Error when adding the entry to the DNS zone. (A CNAME RR for a root record is not allowed)
just getting errors thrown at me for anything i try. i'll take it up with OVH support.

December 17, 2019 at 10:15pm
That's quite strange they don't allow CNAME for root records, it should be supported by all major providers. You can eventually point an A record to 45.77.216.22 to make it work but I'd NOT recommend that. It's more likely that the IP changes than the hostname.
Note: yes, the target domain, should contain the point at the end but generally, all the DNS managers add it automatically