How to authenticate your personal domain name

   In this article, you will learn how to authenticate your domain name.

You will need :

Scenario 1: You send emails with systeme.io

Step #1: Connect to your account systeme.io

First, go to your Menu (below your profile picture) and click on Mailing settings, then click on Setup (number 1).

A Popup will be displayed, on which you enter your domain name without the three "www.", then click on Continue to generate the three CNAME records to be integrated into the DNS parameters of the site hosting your domain name. (numbers 2 and 3)

For our example, we introduced this: allemandrapide.com in order to generate the three CNAMEs.

The list of the three CNAMEs will then appear on a Table (number 4 on the image below).

Step #2: On your domain name account

The CNAME records you were provided with must be added to your platform

Edit the DNS zone of your domain name with your domain provider

PS: If you have any trouble with this, please contact your host's support team so they can help you through it.

In this article we will be using OVH as an example:

If you are using OVH, you can log in to your account here.

1. Once you are logged in, click on "Domains" and then click on your domain name (number 1 below).

2. Click on "ZONE DNS" then click on "Add an entry" (numbers 2 and 3)

3. Choose "CNAME" and click "NEXT" (numbers 4 and 5)

Next, you will be prompted to fill forms.

4. Return to the list of CNAMEs records you have on your systeme.io account.

5. In the "subdomain" field, enter what is written in "HOST". BUT not the whole sentence just the numbers and letters that are put next to your domain name.  In our example, it is “em9303

6. Then copy the entire line in "VALUE" and place it in "CIBLE" and add a period/full stop at the end of the sentence.

If the team has given you 3 CNAMEs records, you must do the operation 3 times. Once for each record provided.

7. Click on "Next" then click on "validate" (number 7)

8. Then use the following site to check whether your CNAMEs are correctly set up:DNS checker

9. Once you have finished the configuration of the three CNAMEs records, contact the Systeme.io support team again so they can check your domain name.

Scenario 2: You are using your own SendGrid account

Please follow all the steps below.

Step #1: Connect to your account systeme.io

First, go to your Menu (below your profile picture) and click on Mailing settings, then click on Setup (Number 1).

A Popup will be displayed, on which please enter your domain name without the three "www.", then click on Continue to generate the three CNAME records to be integrated into the DNS parameters of the site hosting your domain name. (numbers 2 and 3 on the image below)

For our example, we introduced this: allemandrapide.com in order to generate the three (3) CNAMEs.

The list of the three CNAMEs will then appear on a Table (number 4).

Step #2: On your domain provider account

You need to copy these CNAMEs records in order to integrate them into the DNS Settings of your web host's site.

To do this, please go to DNS Settings to edit the DNS zone of your domain name.

PS: If you have any problems with this, please contact your domain provider's support team.

In this article, we will be using OVH as an example.

You can log in to your OVH account by clicking here

1. Once connected, click on "Domains" and then click on your domain name. (Number 9)

2. Click on "ZONE DNS" then click on "Add an entry" (Numbers 10 and 11)

3. Choose the option "CNAME" then click "Next" (Numbers 12 and 13)

You will be prompted to fill in forms.

4. Return to the list of CNAME records available in your systeme.io account.

5. In the "subdomain" field, enter what is written in "HOST". BUT not the whole sentence just the numbers and letters that are put next to your domain name. In our example, it is “em9303

6. Then copy the entire line in "VALUE" and place it in "CIBLE" and add a period/full stop at the end of the sentence.

You have three CNAME records, you have to do the operation three times, for each CNAME to be recorded.

7. Click on "Next" then click on "validate". (Number 14)

8. Once the configuration of the 3 CNAMEs records are done, go back to your SendGrid account or contact us if you don’t have one.

9. Then use the following site to check whether your CNAMEs are correctly set up: DNS checker

10. Check the box "I've added the records" then click "Verify". (Numbers 15 and 16)

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