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Point Your Custom Domain To The Workload In The Virtual Machine In Azure






What Is A DNS Server?






Picture showing the diagram that represents the role of DNS server while browsing the website

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  1. Your laptop browses the website http://gyansangrah.com
  2. The request goes to the internet.
  3. Multiple DNS servers are searched to find the exact domain and the IP address.
  4. Once the server is found, a connection is established between your laptop and the server.
  5. Once the connection is established, the communication starts.

How To Point Your Custom Domain To The Virtual Machine?




  1. Create a virtual machine.
  2. Install IIS on the virtual machine.
  3. Create the page "index.htm" on the path "c:\inetpub\wwwroot".


Picture showing the default page on the virtual machine once IIS server is installed on it

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Picture showing adding the DNS record in the web portal of your service provider

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Picture showing the accessing the default page of the virtual machine using the custom domain

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Saturday, May 8, 2021

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