Adding a DNS Zone
Log into your Liquid Web account, select Domains from the left menu, and click on the DNS tab. Scroll down to the Create a New DNS Zone section.
Create a New DNS Zone
- Input the domain name of your choosing
- Select the ‘IP Address’ drop-down list:
Other IP Address – User defined IP address to use for the relevant domain
Import From a Live Domain – Based on the domain selected, our system will copy current the A record IP address
- Click the ‘Create New DNS Zone’ button
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What is it?
Glue Records, or Nameserver Glue, relate a nameserver on the internet to an IP address. This relationship is set up at the domain registrar for the main domain on which the nameservers were created.
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When you host at Liquid Web you can use our DNS servers to manage all of your domains. Even the ones you bought through other registrars.
The Liquid Web Name Servers (NS) are:
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Step #1: Add New Domain
To create a new domain in Plesk 11+ you will click on the Add New Domain button on the Websites & Domains tab (if you use Service Provider view you will need to choose “Manage Hosting” next to the subscription or domain). This will bring you to the Adding New Domain Name page. Here you will be required to determine three things which will be covered in detail below: DNS Settings, Hosting Type, and Hosting Settings.
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Although the term DNS zone delegation may seem new to you, you have been using zone delegation without even realizing it. When you tell your domain’s registrar what nameservers you are using for a particular domain, you are delegating the zone for that domain.
Single zone delegation will work for most people. In fact, most use a single zone file to reference multiple hosts, or multiple subdomains residing on a single host. However, there are cases where where it may be beneficial to perform additional delegation.
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Any time you move a domain to a different IP address, you will run into at least some DNS propagation. While it cannot be avoided entirely, its effects can be minimized.
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Changing an existing domain name and the associated account on your server is a task that most users don’t think about until it becomes necessary. Thankfully the tools provided by cPanel make this relatively easy.
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Many customers tell us how overwhelming setting up their first web site feels. Between DNS, e-mail, document roots, software versions, and all the other details involved in setting up a web site there is a lot to keep track of.
This guide will help you understand the core items you need to know about your domain and server, what they do, and why they are so important.
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A lot of people think creating a new web site with a brand new domain name takes a lot of work and time. While this can be true in some cases, it is entirely possible to have a completely new site up and handling traffic in 20 minutes, possibly less.
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