Working with DNS
Learn how to set nameservers for domain names registered with us, or for domain names registered elsewhere that use our hosting, Off-site DNS, CashParking, or Quick Content.
You are not required to register hosts, but if you want to set up your own Domain Name Server (DNS) service, you can register your own hosts using these instructions.
In the DNS Manager, you can use the Zone File Editor to add, edit, and delete zone file records for your domain names registered with us, registered elsewhere and hosted with us, or registered elsewhere and using our DNS (Off-site DNS).
The registry for .com, .net, and .edu domain names, VeriSign, prevents circular nameserver references.
If you make a mistake in your domain name’s zone file, use these steps to restore your default records.
If you registered your domain name with another registrar, you can still manage its zone file records with us by using Off-site DNS.
You can use the DNS Manager to manage the DNS for your domain names registered here and using our nameservers, registered elsewhere and using our shared hosting, or registered elsewhere and using our Off-site DNS.
Follow these steps to copy a zone file from one domain to another.
From the Zone File Editor, you can export your domain name’s zone file records to use with a third party or to archive. For example, if you want a third party to manage your DNS, you can export the zone file records from us, and then import them into the [...]
Use these steps to check the status of changes after you update your zone file in your DNS Manager.