DNS Records for root domain and email if not hosting?

Follow the Knowledge Base article listed below

That sounds a little specific. Can you share the link to the aforementioned Knowledge Base article?

Is there a reason you keep putting the hostname in the URI path? That will never match. If you want to match based on the hostname, then use hostname in the drop-down. The pattern field shows examples of what each data type should look like. That should help you use compatible values. Have you seen the redirect rules cheat sheet?