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What is DNS?

DNS stands for Domain Name System. When you access a website, you use this service to locate the server where the domain's website is. When browsing the web, you usually type in a domain name like www.google.com into your browser. This is better than trying to remember an IP address linked to a Google server.

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What is a DNS Zone?

A Domain Name System (DNS) zone is the area of the DNS namespace under the control of one particular administrator or organization. A DNS zone is a space for the administration that enables more precise control over DNS elements like authoritative nameservers. The DNS root domain is at the top of a hierarchical tree representing the domain name space.

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Managing DNS can be a daunting, but rewarding task. For those managing DNS on their server, it is vital to know how to add a record with DNS Zone Editor in cPanel. This knowledge proves necessary and helps DNS management easier.

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If you have a Storm VPS or a Liquid Web Dedicated server-based account and you want to update or modify the reverse DNS of your IP addresses, you can do so easily using your Manage account.

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If you have a VPS server or Dedicated server running cPanel, and your server is also running private nameservers, you will find the Web Host Manager’s (WHM’s) interface very useful when it comes to updating, creating, or removing DNS zone files for your domains.

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What is DNS?

The Domain Name Service (or DNS) is the key to the presence of your server on the internet. You are probably aware your domain has an “IP” address, which stands for Internet Protocol; that number is your domain’s literal web address on the internet. A typical IP address is a series of four numbers called octets that are identified like so: 10.10.10.10.  You can think of your IP address as being similar to a postal address. The IP address is the exact location where your domain lives. I usually explain it like this;

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When using custom name servers, it is essential to update the DNS in cPanel/WHM, doing so, is a component of hosting your own DNS. To use custom name servers, you must update the nameservers at your domain’s registrar to match your Liquid Web server’s hostname. If you are unsure how to do this, you can see how in our article Setting Up Private Name servers in WHM/cPanel. It is critical to have created a cPanel account and to add the domain to your WHM panel, if you haven’t already,  follow our article, How To: Create a cPanel Account in WHM.  Additionally, access to your registrar’s control panel is necessary to update the name servers. If you are questioning who your registrar is, learn how to locate where your domain’s DNS is by following the instructions in our article, Where Is My DNS Hosted?

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