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How to configure Nameservers in DirectAdmin?

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Nameservers are responsible for the resolution of server Ip address with the domain name. If domain’s nameservers are misconfigured, then you mostly face downtime for the domain name. Hence, configuring the correct nameservers is an early and essential task for an administrator. Learn, How to configure Nameservers in DirectAdmin?


1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, 

https://your-domain.com:2222 or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.

login-into-directadmin

2. Navigate to Server Manager Name Servers.

navigate to server manager nameservers directadmin

3. Enter the custom nameservers under “Set the Name servers that will be assigned to new users”.

enter the nameservers directadmin

4. To save the changes → Click on SAVE.

how to configure nameservers in directadmin

5. Also, you can create Nameservers based on hosted domains → Click on CREATE NAME SERVERS.

click on create nameservers

6. Select the domain name Enter the prefix (Example: ns1, ns2) → Click on CREATE NAME SERVERS.

custom nameservers in directadmin

Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to configure nameservers in the Directadmin control panel. We already mentioned that newly configured nameservers would only be assigned to the new user accounts, and existing ones will not get affected.

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