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Migrate from another CDN

Written by BlazingCDN

Written by BlazingCDN

December 26, 2022

In order to migrate from another CDN to BlazingCDN, you have to register on BlazingCDN and create a CDN zone.

Registration in BlazingCDN

1. Use the link https://panel.blazingcdn.com/signup/  from your web browser to land on the Sign up page.

2. Here, use the Email and Password fields to set the credentials for registering on the platform.

3. In case you want the password to be auto-generated, click the Generate Password.

4. Once the credentials are entered, click Continue with email button. This takes you to the User Profile screen.

5. In case you are already an active member of the BlazingCDN community, click the Sign In button from the bottom to log in and get to the home screen.

6. From the User Profile screen, enter your full name using the First Name and Last Name fields.

7. Enter your mobile number by selecting the country code from the dropdown and entering the number in the Phone number field below the Mobile Phone heading.

8. Enter your billing address, country, state, city, and postal code using the corresponding fields under the Billing Address heading.

9. Select the account type by making the required selection from the checkboxes next to the Account Type heading.

10. Once the details are entered, click the Create Account button. Doing so creates your account on BlazingCDN and takes you to the BlazingCDN dashboard.

Now that we have covered the registration workflow, let us move towards the next step where we will learn how to create a CDN zone.

Create CDN zone with your origin link

1. To create a CDN zone, follow the https://panel.blazingcdn.com/cdn/create-cdn/ link from your web browser. Doing so takes you to the Create new CDN zone screen.

2. From the list of options available, select ‘From my origin’. Doing so reveals a couple of fields that include CDN Zone Name and a link.

3. You can enter the desired name for your CDN zone in the CDN Zone Name field.

4. In the link field, you have to provide a link to your storage (Wasabi, Amazon S3, Backblaze, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)

5. Make sure you select ‘HTTPS’ from the radio buttons in the Link field.

6. Once the fields are filled, click Create CDN zone button. This creates the CDN zone.

7. The created CDN zone is displayed in the CDN zones list. Relevant information regarding the created CDN is displayed via a number of columns that include Name, State, System Domain, Origin, TTL, ID, Last Update, and Actions.

Create CDN zone with BlazingCDN Object Storage

1. In order to create a CDN zone with object storage, you need to create a bucket first.

2. For bucket creation, expand the Object Storage section from the left hand menu. This reveals a list of options.

3. From the options list, select Bucket List. This opens the bucket list section in Object Storage.

4. To create a new bucket, click the Create new bucket button from the top right corner. Doing so takes you to the ‘Create new bucket’ screen.

5. Here, you can create a private or CDN object storage bucket. The type can be selected by marking the corresponding radio button.

6. In case you want to keep the storage private (without public access), select Private.

7. If you want to keep the access public (for instance, video files publicly accessible), select CDN. This reveals the Bucket Name and Default Index Files fields.

8. Enter the bucket name in the unique bucket name field.

9. The default index files field has index.html already populated in it.

10. Once the fields are filled, click the Create new bucket button. This creates the object storage bucket.

11. The created bucket appears in the bucket list along with the relevant details displayed via a number of columns that include Name, Size, Objects, All, Updated, and Actions.

12. Now that the object storage bucket is created, let us move on to the CDN zone creation. For that, open the Anycast CDN section from the left hand menu and select CDN Zone List.

13. From here, click the Create new CDN zone button. This takes you to the create CDN zone screen.

14. From the CDN zone types, select ‘From object storage’. This reveals the object storage bucket dropdown and CDN zone name field.

15. The object storage we created is auto-populated in the object storage bucket dropdown.

16. Enter the name of the CDN zone in the CDN zone name field.

17. Once the fields are filled, click the Create CDN zone button.

18. The created CDN zone starts appearing in the CDN zones list.

Check if the СDN zone is working

BlazingCDN Portal > Anycast CDN > CDN Zone List

1. Follow the workflow mentioned above to land on the CDN Zone List.

2. Navigate to the STATE column.

3. If the created CDN zone is working properly, Active is displayed in this column.

4. Furthermore, you can also test the created CDN zone to ensure that the configurations are working properly. Let us take a look at how that is done.