Exercise 1.6: Setting up an additional Internet domainAdded by IBM on December 13, 2012 | Version 1
|In this exercise, you will configure an additional internet domain for use with IBM SmartCloud™ Notes®.
If your company owns more than one Internet domain, you can configure IBM SmartCloud Notes
) to use them in addition to the Internet domain you specified during the account setup procedure. This is an optional task that can be performed at any time.
It may take up to 48 hours to set up and verify an additional Internet domain.
After completing this exercise, you should be able to:
- Add an additional Internet domain for the IBM SmartCloud for Social Business (SmartCloud for Social Business) service to use.
Parent topic: Lesson 1: Deploying IBM SmartCloud Notes in a Service-only environment
Previous topic: Exercise 1.5: Configuring instant messaging in IBM SmartCloud Notes
Next topic: Exercise 1.7: Provisioning new users
|Internet domain name||An organization's identity on the Internet. For example, llntrain.com. |
- Log into the service and navigate to the IBM SmartCloud Notes Administration panel.
- Click Account Settings
- Click Internet Domains.
- Click the Add Internet Domain button.
- Enter your additional internet domain name and click Save.
Your domain has been added. Before it is ready for use, you need to configure the MX record for the domain and verify ownership of the domain. See the Next Steps section below for more information.
|I added a second Internet domain. Can I remove it?||Yes. Click the Internet domain name and then click Remove.|
Important: Although you can remove a domain that is already configured, verified and in use, this should be done rarely, if ever.
|True or False: After you add an Internet domain, it is ready for use.||False. You first need to configure the MX record for the domain, and then verify ownership of the domain. See the Next Steps section below for instructions.|
Before you can use a newly added Internet domain, you need to configure the MX record for the domain and verify ownership of the domain. Refer to these topics for instructions:
- Configuring the MX record for a domain
- Verifying ownership of a domain