BlueCat Address Manager: Managing CNAMEs

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To Add & Edit Host CNAMEs

1. Once the Host is Created, you can add CNAMEs.  

2. Log in to BAM (

  • Log in with a valid MyLSU ID & Password.

B A M login screen

3. Click the DNS tab located at the top of the screen.

choosing the DNS tab

4. Click on the Everyone_else link under the Views tab.

the everyone_else link under the views tab.

5. Select the edu Zone under the Zones tab.

e d u Zone under the Zones tab

6. Select the zone under the Sub Zones tab.

the link under the subzones tab

Note: Once you are in the DNS Zone you may directly add/edit CNAMEs listed under the Resource Records tab. Additionally, if you would like to add/edit CNAMEs listed under subdomains click on the Sub Zones tab to see a listing of all department zones for your access rights.

list of CNAMEs under the Resource Records tab

7. To add new CNAMEs in the DNS zone click on the New drop-down menu, and select Alias Record (CNAME).

Adding a new CNAMEs in the DNS zone

8. Fill out the fields for the Name (alias name) and Host (where the CNAME is pointing). Click the Add button to save, or click the Add Next button to create more.

Fieldbox for CNames under the DNS tab

*** If the host is outside of the LSU network you will need to select the External Host checkbox ***

9. To edit an existing CNAME click on the desired CNAME.


10.Then click on the CNAME, and select Edit from the drop-down menu.

editing CNAMEs

11. You may click on the Change Record link next to the Host field to change the record. Click on the Update button to Save changes.

Change record window


Referenced from: BAM

9/11/2023 3:39:48 PM