Managing A records

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You can manage A records in DNSimple using the DNS record editor.

The instructions in this article assume you’re familiar with the A record format and usage.

Add an A record

To add an A record

  1. In the record editor, click and select to add a new A record.

  2. Enter the A record information.

    • Name: the subdomain you want to create the record for, without the domain name. For example, if you want to represent www.example.com enter www. Leave it blank to represent the root domain example.com.
    • IP Address: the IPv4 address the record will resolve to.

    As with any other DNS record, you can configure:

    • TTL: the record time-to-live.

    Once you’re ready, click to confirm and create the record.

  3. The record is created and visible in the record list.

Update an A record

To update an A record

  1. In the record editor, search the record and click on the pencil icon to edit it.

  2. Update the information and click to save the record.

Remove an A record

To remove an A record

  1. In the record editor, search the record and click on the trash icon to delete it.

  2. Confirm the dialog to delete the record.