Configuring Google Domains

Configuring Google Domains

Configuring Google Domains

by John Vincent


Posted on May 12, 2018



This is part of a series of discussions regarding Deploying TaskMuncher to a Digital Ocean Droplet.

For more details, please see Deploy TaskMuncher

Configuring Google Domains

Sign in to Google Domains

Select domain: taskmuncher.com

  • Configure DNS
  • Registered Hosts
Host name: taskmuncher.com
IP: 159.89.179.32

Host name: www.taskmuncher.com
IP: 159.89.179.32

Add Custom resource records.

name: @
Type: A
TTL: 1h
Data: 159.89.179.32
name: www
Type: A
TTL: 1h
Data: 159.89.179.32

Verify Domain Configuration

Google Domains

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

Test Domains

ping taskmuncher.com
ping www.taskmuncher.com

dig A taskmuncher.com
dig A www.taskmuncher.com

Output for each should look like:

dig A www.taskmuncher.com

; <<>> DiG 9.8.3-P1 <<>> A www.taskmuncher.com
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 61202
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;www.taskmuncher.com.		IN	A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.taskmuncher.com.	3581	IN	A	159.89.179.32

;; Query time: 0 msec
;; SERVER: 192.168.1.1#53(192.168.1.1)
;; WHEN: Mon Aug 14 03:47:38 2017
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 51