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How do I create a CNAME lookup for a domain?

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Running Windows Server 2003 and trying to create a CNAME lookup value to verify domain ownership with Google.  They provided me with a random string of something like googlefffggghhh12345 and I'm supposed to create an alias to point to google.com.  I made the changes and tested it out by going to http://googlefffggghhh12345.domain.com  and I'm properly redirected to google.com just like I'm supposed to be.  However, Google said there was still a problem with verify domain ownership.  After I received this message I went to DNSstuff.com and performed a CNAME lookup on the domain and it said that no CNAME record exists for this domain.  Why is it working for me, but not really working?  What step am I missing?
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