Step 18 - Change the CNAME Record in DNS

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

This step explains how to change the CNAME record in DNS.

To change the CNAME Record

  1. Log on to as Administrator.

  2. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DNS. This will bring up the DNS Manager.

  3. From the DNS Manager, on the left, expand DC, expand Forward Lookup Zone, and click On the right, right-click the CNAME record ADRMS-SQL and select Properties. This will bring up the ADRMS-SQL Properties.

  4. On the ADRMS-SQL properties, enter under Fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for target host: and click OK.

  5. Close DNS Manager.