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Search throughout our expansive library of tutorials for all things DNS related. From adding an A record to setting up clustered nameservers with cPanel, we've got tutorials to walk you through the process.

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Whenever making DNS changes, lowering your TTLs (Time To Live) 24 hours ahead of time will reduce the amount of time that your change takes to propagate.
This article assumes that you are running BIND on a Linux server, that you already have an understanding of what DNS is, the different types of DNS entries, and how DNS works. Please note: The incorrect editing of your zone file can take your site offline. All editing must be done on the authoritative nameservers for the given domain.

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Many people think creating a new website 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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In this guide, we will walk you through the process of changing a domain's Mail Exchange (MX) record(s) to point email at a different VPS server. MX records are a critically important part of a website's DNS because they tell the rest of the internet where to send email for a domain.

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Setting up your own private nameservers on a cPanel server has many benefits, most importantly enabling all of cPanel’s built-in DNS tools which can make DNS changes much easier.

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