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How to Update A Records - DNS Management

What is an A Record?

An A Record assigns an address for your domain to a specific IP (www to 12.345.678.90). Domain owners typically use it to control which specific servers host a particular function associated with their online presence (website, email, etc). Many other DNS records require an associated A Record in order to function properly. The usual A records to update when changing the IP address are the '@' and 'www' A records.

How To Update A Records?

  1. Login to your Domains Dashboard.
    domains tab
  2. In Card View, click Manage on the domain you wish to update the A records. 
    Card View, Manage
  3. In List View, click on the cog icon. 
    List View, Manage
  4. Click on DNS & Nameservers in the left-hand menu.
    DNS & Nameservers
  5. On the DNS & Nameservers page, select the DNS Records tab. 
    DNS Records tab
  6. Add a new A Record by clicking the blue + button.
    add dns record
  7. Or, click the three dots next to the A record you wish to edit or delete.
    three-dotted icon
  8. Make your revisions and Click on Update DNS.
    Update DNS button
Note that DNS record changes may take 24-48 hours to take effect.