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webhosting - Control Center - How to update Zone Files
Control Center How to update Zone Files
  • Article ID: 32073
  • Last modified date: November 9, 2017 11:11
Summary

The DNS Manager Application allows you to make changes to your zone file.

The DNR Manager Application allows you to make changes to your Name Servers.

 

How to update Zone Files
1

How to Add an A Record

 

To add an A record to your domain, login to the Control Centerhttps://control.earthlink.net

 

Under the Advanced Tools section, select the DNS Manager Application

 

  1. Launch the DNS Manager Application
  2. Click Start to begin. The application will open in a new window
  3. Click on Add record and it will allow you to Add the details of your record

For Name: Field will be greyed out for default A record

For Type: choose IN A from the drop down menu

For Value – enter your A record address

Once you’ve entered your Record details, please click on Apply.  Your changes will take effect in approximately twenty-four (24) hours.

2

How to Add a MX Record

 

To add a MX Record to your domain, login to the Control Centerhttps://control.earthlink.net

 

Under the Advanced Tools section, select the DNS Manager Application

 

  1. Launch the DNS Manager Application
  2. Click Start to begin. The application will open in a new window
  3. Click on Add record and it will allow you to add the details of your record

For Name: Leave blank

For Type: choose IN MX from drop down menu

For Value:  Enter desired MX record with priority – such as 10 mx1c38.carrierzone.com

 

 

Once you’ve entered your Record details, please click on Apply. Your changes will take effect in approximately twenty-four (24) hours.

3

How to Add a CName

 

To add a C Name Record to your domain, login to the Control Centerhttps://control.earthlink.net

 

Under the Advanced Tools section, select the DNS Manager Application

 

  1. Launch the DNS Manager Application
  2. Click Start to begin. The application will open in a new window
  3. Click on Add record and it will allow you to add the details of your record

For Name: Type the Name for your CName record

For Type: choose IN CName

For Value: Type the Value for your CName record

 

 

Once you’ve entered your Record details, please click on Apply. Your changes will take effect in approximately twenty-four (24) hours.

4

How to Add a Name Server

To add a name server for your domain, login to the Control Centerhttps://control.earthlink.net

 

Under the Advanced Tools section, select the DNR Manager Application. You will be able to update name servers with the following steps:

 

  1. Launch DNR Manager Application
  2. Click Start to begin. The application will open in a new window
  3. Click on Manage Domain Name
  4. Select the Domain Names tab
  5. You must unlock the domain.  To unlock the domain, uncheck the check box under lock status column for the corresponding domain. Scroll down and click on Apply. You’ll get the following confirmation message:

  6. In Domain name tab you will find the list of domains managed by you. Check the domain for which you desire to update the Name server
  7. Click on Update Name Servers tab and enter the name server details

 

Once you’ve entered your name server details, please click on Apply. Your changes will take effect in approximately twenty-four (24) hours.

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