Answer ID 307

How do I register, modify or delete nameservers using my domain name?  How do I create glue records for my nameservers?

To register, modify or delete a nameserver (i.e., create/modify/delete glue records), please follow these steps:

  • Log into your account.
  • Select the menu option Domains > Domain Tools > Custom DNS registration.
  • Enter the required information into the appropriate section.
  • Click Submit.

You can enter IP addresses in the following format:

  • IPv4 (e.g., 192.168.0.1).
  • IPv6 (e.g., 2001:252:0:1:0:0:2008:9).

In order to register nameservers, the domain in question must be registered with us.  The above instructions will only work for .com, .net, .org and .uk domains.  To register or update nameservers using .EU domains, please see the article, "How to Register or Update Nameservers Using .EU Domains".  To register or update nameservers using other TLDs, please submit a support ticket with the below attributes:

  • Subject: "Register/Update Nameservers"
  • Question: [Include the nameserver hostnames and their respective IPs]
  • Category: DNS/Nameservers
    • General DNS Info

If you would like to use nameservers on a domain of a different TLD (e.g., use ns1.example.com on example.org), please submit a support ticket with the below attributes:

  • Subject: "Register Nameservers on All TLDs"
  • Question: [Include the nameserver hostnames]
  • Category: DNS/Nameservers
    • General DNS Info

If you would like to register or update name servers to use multiple IPv4 or IPv6 addresses, please submit a support ticket with the below attributes:

  • Subject: "Register/Update Nameservers"
  • Question: [Include the nameserver hostnames and requested ip addresses]
  • Category: DNS/Nameservers
    • General DNS Info