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How to Create a DNS zone in WHM?

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Learn, How to Create a DNS zone in WHM? cPanel/WHM allows you to direct traffic to the correct location using DNS zones. DNS zones are created in the format of pre-defined DNS templates.

This feature is useful if you want to manage the DNS for a domain within WHM, but aren’t hosting the domain on the same server. Created accounts have their DNS Zones created automatically.


1. First, login into WHM panel,

https://your-domain.com:2087 or https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087.

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2. Navigate to DNS FunctionsAdd a DNS Zone.

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3. Enter the required information,

IP Address: Enter the IP address.

Domain: Enter the domain name.

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4. (Optional) If you want to associate DNS Zone with already hosted domain’ DNS Zone, select the appropriate domain name.

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5. Finally, click on Modify.

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Conclusion

Now that we’ve gone over how to create a DNS zone in the WHM panel. If you want to manage the WHM server’s DNS, make sure your domain points to the appropriate WHM server IP.

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