Validating your domain settings

Ensure that your domain settings are properly configured before booting up your GitHub Enterprise Server instance for the first time.

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  1. From a GitHub Enterprise Server administrative account, click in the upper-right corner of any page.
    Rocketship icon for accessing site admin settings
  2. In the left sidebar, click Management Console.
    Management Console tab in the left sidebar
  3. In the left sidebar, click Hostname.
    Hostname tab in the settings sidebar
  4. To test your appliance's DNS and SSL settings, click Test domain settings.
    Test domain settings button
  5. If you don't receive a green checkmark next to all entries, review your configuration for the setting that failed. For more information, see "Configuring DNS nameservers."
    Table showing status of DNS and SSL configurations
  6. Under the left sidebar, click Save settings.
    The Save settings button in the Management Console
  7. Wait for the configuration run to complete.

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