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#1 joebeaven

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 09:26 AM

Hi,

I would like to host my website at Amazon S3 and I've uploaded it to a bucket, but I'm having trouble getting my domain name to point to it.

I set up a CNAME record in the DNS manager pointing to attractivetowomen.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com which is my bucket, but when I tried to save I got an error saying: "A record of a different type exists for the hostname @. Could not create CNAME.

Here's a screen dump showing the error:
http://img571.imageshack.us/img571/7845/godaddy.jpg

Please can someone tell me how to stop this from happening?

Thanks,
Joe

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#2 groovicus

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 12:25 PM

It would be much quicker to use godaddy help. They should know within minutes if you there are any configuration issues on their end, and will be able to help you. Unless of course someone else happens to have run across a similar error when configuring their site through godaddy.

#3 Grinler

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Posted 07 November 2012 - 05:24 PM

The picture shows that you already have a @ cname configured and its pointed to 68.178.232.100. Put a checkmark next to that existing entry and then select delete.

When the record has been deleted, add a new cname pointing where you want it.




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