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How to configure rDNS for your VPS?

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For every server, rDNS needs to be configured with the correct hostname and the A record from the host side and from the DNS settings. Let’s learn how you configure rDNS for your VPS.


1. First, login into Billing Portal (my.knownhost.com) with registered email address and password.

enter username and password

2. In the Navigation tray, you can find the option “Services” click on that or you can navigate to Dashboard  Click on Services.

navigate to services knownhost billing portal

3. Locate the VPS  Click on Manage.

click on manage vps to view vps node

4. Navigate to Control Panel.

navigate to control panel of the vps

5. Again, navigate to Reverse DNS.

navigate to reverse dns control panel vps

6. Select the IP address from the list Enter the fully qualified domain name for rDNS record.

select iP address and enter rDNS record

7. Finally, click on Add Reverse DNS.

how to add reverse dns record for your vps

8. You can manage the configured rDNS record from Reverse DNS rDNS Records.

manage rDNS records for vps

Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over it, how to configure the rDNS records for your VPS’s assigned IP addresses. You can remove/manage the already created rDNS records using the same interface.

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