The Problem If you are like me, proper DNS formatting was elusive and challenging to wrap your head around, particularly because of the trailing period. I would consistently create incorrect DNS records because I did not understand the DNS trailing period and how it was interpreted by different UI systems.
Hivelocity gives you the ability to use our nameservers for your domain. Using the myVelocity portal we will be adding a domain for DNS configuration and creating a few records to show you how you can do the same for your website. If using Hivelocity’s nameservers you will want to
Creating DNS Records in WHM If you are hosting your nameservers on your cPanel server you may need to adjust or create DNS records depending on your needs. DNS records can be created and edited from WHM panel for all accounts on the server. If you don’t have access to
Creating DNS Records in cPanel If you are hosting your nameservers on your cPanel server you may need to adjust or create DNS records depending on your needs. DNS records can be created and edited from cPanel for individual accounts on the server. If you have access to WHM you
Follow These Instructions to Lock Your DNS Server Down These changes restrict recursive and caching lookups to only the IPs blocks listed in the configuration. A recursive look up is when a DNS server gets queried for a domain which it isn’t authoritative, for example if you queried your nameserver
Setting Up DNS Server To install and setup DNS server on your Windows Server 2012, just follow these 11 easy steps! To begin: Log in to your Windows server with the administrator user. Open Server Manager Click the Manage menu and then select Add Roles and Features.
Login to Plesk control panel Under Hosting Services click on Domains for which you want to work with. On the next step, on the right hand you will see the list of the domains that are hosted on the server. Click on the domain for which you want to change
To get to the DNS editor, do the following: Log into Plesk Under Hosting Services, click on Domains Find the domain in question, and click on the corresponding link that says “Control Panel” (on the far right side) Click the “Websites & Domains” tab Click the “DNS Settings” link Click
1. Login to Plesk 2. Click Website & Domains 3. Now click DNS Settings 4. Click on “Manage‘ next to domain you want You should see the Description of the Tools in DNS. From here you can manage the records.
FIX: “Account Creation Status: failed. Sorry, a DNS entry for domainname.com already exists, please delete it first (from all servers in the DNS cluster)”
When trying to add a new domain in WHM, you may get an error like above This means that a DNS Zone File already exists for this domain. Simply click to the “Delete a DNS Zone” link (in the WHM left-hand menu) and remove the domain name you are trying
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