Ruby on Rails Wednesday, June 30, 2010

@ Hassan: many thanks :)

Was just going to rephrase this question to ask whether Heroku has its
own DNS service or do I need to purchase one and point it to Heroku..
and you just answered me and cleared it up :)



On Jun 30, 6:11 pm, Hassan Schroeder <>
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 7:58 AM, newcomer <> wrote:
> > Also another question about Heroku -
> > being a host, I was wondering why would it guide me to point my DNS
> > server to Heroku, Zerigo being recommended?
> > Do I need to purchase separately a DNS service when deploying to
> > Heroku?
> You have to pick a domain registrar -- Network Solutions, GoDaddy,
> etc. -- to register a domain name. That registrar should offer DNS
> service as part of the registration.
> For development and learning purposes, you don't even need that,
> as your heroku deployment will just appear to be a subdomain, e.g.
> --
> Hassan Schroeder ------------------------
> twitter: @hassan

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