Setting the Name Servers for a Domain Name
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To set the name servers, your domain must be registered with DNSimple. If that’s not the case, use the control panel of your current domain registrar to update the name servers.
You can set the name servers of a domain registered with DNSimple from your domain page.
Pointing the name servers to another provider
Pointing the name servers to another provider will cause the domain to resolve using the DNS records configured at the other DNS provider. The DNS records in your DNSimple account will be ignored.
To point the name servers to another provider
- Log into DNSimple with your user credentials.
- Click on your avatar on the top-right, and on the drop-down menu select the account.
On the top-nav menu click the tab, locate the relevant domain and click on the name to access the domain page.
Switch to the tab.
On the card, click .
Enter the names of the name servers you would like to use and click to complete the change.
While this will change the NS records on your domain, our listing of records will continue to display the records our name servers would respond with, thus it will still show our NS records.
Pointing the name servers to DNSimple
Pointing the name servers to DNSimple provider will cause the domain to resolve using the DNS records configured in your DNSimple account.
To change the name servers to DNSimple you can follow the steps in the previous section and use the DNSimple domains. However, we provide a more convenient one-click feature to switch a DNSimple registered to DNSimple name servers.