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control-panels:cpanel-whm:how-to-modify-dns-zones [2019/05/28 15:00]
Jonathan K. W. [How to modify DNS Zones]
control-panels:cpanel-whm:how-to-modify-dns-zones [2019/10/10 15:15]
Karson N.
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 To modify DNS Zones through WHM; you'll want to login to WHM first. To modify DNS Zones through WHM; you'll want to login to WHM first.
  
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 Once logged in; there are currently two methods to get to the "Edit a DNS Zone" of the DNS Functions section of WHM. Once logged in; there are currently two methods to get to the "Edit a DNS Zone" of the DNS Functions section of WHM.
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 **Method 1: If you're in the classic theme.** **Method 1: If you're in the classic theme.**
  
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 **Method 2: If you're using the new theme. **Method 2: If you're using the new theme.
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 You'll want to enter into "Edit a DNS Zone" to modify your domains zone files. You'll want to enter into "Edit a DNS Zone" to modify your domains zone files.
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 If you have a lot of domains it is easy to just enter what you're looking for in the search bar, like we have. If you have a lot of domains it is easy to just enter what you're looking for in the search bar, like we have.
  
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 Now that you're in here you will see a bunch of records. Now that you're in here you will see a bunch of records.
  
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 In this example we will be adding Google's Gsuite records for their email service. This will be adding the following In this example we will be adding Google's Gsuite records for their email service. This will be adding the following
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 First; we'll want to modify the default MX record. First; we'll want to modify the default MX record.
  
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 Then we'll want to go to the bottom and add the additional MX records. Then we'll want to go to the bottom and add the additional MX records.
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 i.e; ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM becomes ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.knownhost.com i.e; ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM becomes ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.knownhost.com
  
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 It's recommended to keep "Automatcically detect" enabled so that it can change the mail exchanger for you. It's recommended to keep "Automatcically detect" enabled so that it can change the mail exchanger for you.
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 Click save and you're done. Click save and you're done.
  
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 ==== cPanel Method ==== ==== cPanel Method ====
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 Login to the cPanel account you want to modify Login to the cPanel account you want to modify
  
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 Once logged in, we will want to navigate to the "Zone Editor" which is located under the "Domains" category. Once logged in, we will want to navigate to the "Zone Editor" which is located under the "Domains" category.
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 In this area of the editor -- you can add individual records for quick access -- A, CNAME and MX Records. In this area of the editor -- you can add individual records for quick access -- A, CNAME and MX Records.
  
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 However, for this guide -- we're going to be doing the last one "Manage" for custom managing. However, for this guide -- we're going to be doing the last one "Manage" for custom managing.
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 Once within this area -- you'll want to click the drop down beside "Add Record" -- it's highlighed, that little arrow. Once within this area -- you'll want to click the drop down beside "Add Record" -- it's highlighed, that little arrow.
  
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 You will get a drop down of specific records to add. We'll be demonstrating the MX record, as it lines with the direction of this guide. You will get a drop down of specific records to add. We'll be demonstrating the MX record, as it lines with the direction of this guide.
  
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 When you click MX record; or any record -- it's going to add a new value at the top of your list. When you click MX record; or any record -- it's going to add a new value at the top of your list.
  
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 In this record you would set the priority of the record you're adding (In Google's case, depending on which one 1, 5 or 10) In this record you would set the priority of the record you're adding (In Google's case, depending on which one 1, 5 or 10)
control-panels/cpanel-whm/how-to-modify-dns-zones.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/10 14:28 by Karson N.