Configuring Google Domains

Configuring Google Domains

Configuring Google Domains

by John Vincent


Posted on August 9, 2018


This is part of a series of discussions regarding Deploying to a Digital Ocean Droplet. For more details, please see Overview of johnvincent.io website

Configuring Google Domains

Sign in to Google Domains

Select domain: johnvincent.io

  • Configure DNS
  • Registered Hosts
Host name: johnvincent.io
IP: 104.236.194.244

Host name: www.johnvincent.io
IP: 104.236.194.244

Google Subdomains

Do not use subdomain forward.

Add Custom resource records.

Type: A
TTL: 1h
Data: 104.236.194.244

for each of

jekyll
www.jekyll

music
www.music

mygithub
www.mygithub

rijksmuseum
www.rijksmuseum

internet-resources
www.internet-resources

peg-solitaire
www.peg-solitaire

omnifood
www.omnifood

images
www.images

linkedin
www.linkedin

test
www.test

Verify Domain Configuration

Google Domains

Ensure all are domains and subdomains are forwarding to the correct ip.

Test Domains

dig A www.johnvincent.io
dig A johnvincent.io

and repeat for all subdomains.

Output for each should look like:

dig A www.johnvincent.io

; <<>> DiG 9.10.6 <<>> A www.johnvincent.io
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 51430
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1

;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4000
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;www.johnvincent.io.        IN  A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.johnvincent.io. 3600    IN  A   104.236.194.244

;; Query time: 35 msec
;; SERVER: 192.168.0.1#53(192.168.0.1)
;; WHEN: Tue Sep 24 15:29:57 EDT 2019
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 63