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Creating, Editing and Deleting a DNS zone

This article will walk you through creating, editing and deleting DNS zones using the Zone Editor function in cPanel. Be cautious when updating your DNS records as configuring your zones incorrectly will result in your site becoming dysfunctional and/or offline.

1. Firstly, login to your cPanel account. If you have forgotten your cPanel credentials, they were included in the original ‘Welcome to Serversaurus’ email which you should be able to find in your inbox otherwise follow these instructions on how to update your cPanel password.

2. Navigate to the ‘Zone Editor’ function, using the search bar to help you.

3. You will now be able to see a list of your managed domains, to add an A Record, CNAME Record or MX Record, select from the available options to the right of the domain.

To view an overview of your domains current DNS records select ‘Manage‘.

 

In the ‘Manage‘ section you are also able create, edit or delete a DNS Zone. If you need to tune down your TTLs you are able to just edit the record and reduce the current TTL. Select ‘Save Record‘ to complete your changes.

Updated on December 8, 2017

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