Setting up nameservers to keep email...

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I have a website that I'd like to transfer to S-Drive. Currently I've changed the nameservers at the host to point towards my apache hosting. So the apache webserver deals with the site, ftp and email.

How would I set things up so that the domain only points to S-Drive and where my email can still be collected by smtp/imap from my existing setup.

Thanks
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What you do there is the A Record and CNAME record should point to S-Drive. You can then leave all the other DNS settings the way they are.
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User 12512 Photo


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That was quick!

Thanks Scott.
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I'm still having issues with this so any assistance welcome!

Have deleted the site from my old server and the associated DNS records so only records are now at my registrar and coffeecup.com. Unfortunately this seems to have left my site down.

My email is being hosted separately so hence the mx records point somewhere else.

https://sdrive-storage.s3.amazonaws.com/mswd/543fb9b4b61857/98962244/123regpanel.png

And at the CC domain settings I have this.

https://sdrive-storage.s3.amazonaws.com/mswd/543fb9b3d4c384/76546566/ccpanel.png

Any idea what I need to do to get the site accessible?

Ta.
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Anyone help?

I'm at a stage where everything is working but I can't seem to work out how to get the name without the www subdomain working?

So www.mswd.co.uk works but mswd.co.uk goes nowhere.

Any ideas?
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They both work for me. Try clearing your cache.
You can always do this in .htaccess
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L]
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Here's my S-Drive site with
examples of what can be accomplished in VSD.
http://progrower.coffeecup.com/
Here's my CoffeeCup SCCP Shop with examples of what can be done.
http://progrower.coffeecup.com/shop/
This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personnel site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
http://ericrohloff.com
http://ericrohloff.com/property/
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Thanks Eric, methinks that was it.

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