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How to create pointer domains in Nexcess Cloud

September 09, 2019

How to create a pointer domain, which redirects visitors to that domain from your master domain.

What you need


Follow the steps below to designate a pointer domain, which will redirect visitors to that domain to your master domain.

  1. Log in to the Client Portal. From the home page, click Plans
  2. Either click its name, or select Plan Dashboard from the menu toggle
  3. Click the Domain Options menu tab
  4. In the Pointer Domain section, click Add
  5. In the Add Pointer Domain panel, enter the Domain (1). From the Type drop-down list, select type (2). If you are unsure, select Server Alias. Click Add Pointer Domain when done (3). 
  6. Allow a few moments for the creation of the pointer domain. Once complete, you may delete the pointer domain by clicking the trash can icon. 

For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our support team by email or through your Client Portal.

Jason Dobry