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Set Up Custom Portfolium
To set up your custom version of Portfolium on your school's website, please have your IT department do the following:
Create a CNAME record for "portfolios.YOURDOMAIN.edu" and point it to "cname.portfolium.com".
Depending on the TTL settings on your DNS, then open the URL "http://portfolios.YOURDOMAIN.edu" in your browser. Usually DNS updates work within 30 minutes, but may take up to 24 hours.
Create a hyperlink to "http://portfolios.YOURDOMAIN.edu" on your school's website.
To help troubleshoot what's going on, run the following command (these instructions are meant for Linux/OSX based systems):
host -t cname portfolios.YOURDOMAIN.edu
You should see something like:
portfolios.YOURDOMAIN.edu is an alias for cname.portfolium.com.
If the DNS configuration for the CNAME record was not properly configured, you may see an error message like this:
Host portfolios.calpoly.edu not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
Let's use CSU Cal Poly as an example:
host -t cname portfolios.calpoly.edu
portfolios.calpoly.edu is an alias for cname.portfolium.com.