For example, if you own the domain example. If you are not familiar with private name servers sometimes called private nameservers , the following article will provide an overview of what they are and the required steps for registering them:. Setting up your private name servers is a multi-step process.
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As a dedicated server client, you have complete access to your server environment. You have the ability to create your own name servers so you will need to either manage your domains through their registrar or create your own name server. If you would like to manage the DNS for sites on your server through the DNS Management page in the Plesk Control Panel you will first need to set up custom name servers to assign to domains on your server. Please note that if you are moving sites from our shared environment to your dedicated server, the temporary alias we initially assigned to the domains tempdomain. Note This article provides instructions as if you purchased your domain name from GoDaddy. If you registered your domain elsewhere, you will need to check with your registrar for their specific instructions on this. Step One: Create the Default Domain on Your Server This default domain will be the basis for a temporary domain name for new domains on the server. You may skip this step if you have already added a domain in Plesk that you would like to use as your default domain. Plesk's DNS template has custom nameservers already configured, you just need to add the subscription in Plesk that you wish to point the custom nameservers to. You have created custom name servers which can be used by all the domains on your server.
It helps translate domain names into IP addresses and helps browsers make connections between URLs and websites. It is the job of name servers to translate your URL into IP addresses, which is a language computers can understand and retrieve information about the website from a network of servers around the world. Say you want to visit a site called snappyhostgator. This may look simple; however, the process is more technical than how it looks behind the scenes. When you type in snappyhostgator. Those name servers then respond with the IP address of the website.
Despite being one of the foundational pillars of the Internet, DNS is often a poorly understood service, even by otherwise tech-savvy people. We often find DNS nameserver setup to be a frequent source of confusion for new clients migrating to our servers. Due to the nature of shared hosting, DNS services are typically managed by the hosting provider. However, when upgrading to a dedicated server or to a cloud server, that responsibility will typically fall on you.