How to delegate a domain

2018-03-26 21:00:00.0

Delegating a domain

Adding the domain name to your website and how to find your old domain name.


Adding Kademi's name server details to your old domain server

Where to find your name server information adding Kademi's name server information to your old domain server


How to find your current / previous domain name

  • You need to access your current / previous domain server control panel
  • Find a heading called domain and copy the domain name as per the example on the image
  • If you cant find the domain name, please ask your host to assist you.

Setup of your domain

  • Log into your Kademi account
  • Go to the website manager
  • Click on websites
  • Find your website (eg - milton-redirect)
  • click on the settings gear to access the webistes domain settings

Adding current /previous domain name to Kademi's platform

  • Paste the old domain name into the domain name illustrated on the image (1)
  • Place your old website address in the redirect section
  • Once everything has been entered, click on the refresh status button
  • Save the information so it can load into Kademi

Requesting an SSL certificate

  • Once you have added the domain name to your website your next step will to be to request an SSL certificate. Please note this is a requirement.
  • Click here in order to view the instructions on how to do this.  



Check that the information has been loaded correctly

  • Go to website manager tab on the dashboard and select domains
  • Check that your domain name has been loaded as per the image on the right
  • Check that you have more then 2 records - you should have at least 6 - 10 records, if there are 2 records or less - it is not correct
  • Click on the create hosted zone button so we can find the (NS) name servers and proceed to the next step

Nameservers (NS)

  • Kademi automatically creates your nameservers
  • Keep this window open so you can copy and paste the addresses over to your current / previous domain host
  • This basically allows Kademi and your current / previous host to link to one another

How to add the nameserver to your current / previous host

  • Look for the edit button for nameservers on you control panel 

Adding nameserver to your current / previous host

  • If there are any old nameservers on the hostname directories, please delete them or copy and paste them into a notepad document for safekeeping
  • Go to the window where you will find kademi's (NS) nameservers
  • Copy and paste all of kademi's nameservers one at a time to the empty directories on your current / previous domain control panel as per the image on the right
  • Click on review changes or save and check if there are any errors
  • Save and you have completed the delegating of your domain