If your domain is using our name servers (ns1.dnsrecord.com.au & ns2.dnsrecord.com.au), you can manage your individual DNS records such as the "A", "MX", "CNAME" and "TXT" records from within the "Zone Editor" of your cPanel hosting service.
Log into cPanel.
If you are unsure of how to log...
What is an IP address?
Every device that is connected to the internet is assigned an IP address, as without an IP address you would have no method to communicate with other machines on your network and external networks.
What is a DNS resolver?
A DNS resolver provides a way that your computer (or...
Testing your website with a local hosts file
A hosts file is used to map hostnames (ie. google.com) to IP addresses (ie. 188.8.131.52) . You can change the IP to which you resolve a certain domain name by adding entries to your local hosts file on your computer. This is particularly use...
What is a cache?
The browser cache is used for temporarily storing assets from a webpage to your local computer, so that when you revisit that page in the future the assets are already downloaded – speeding up page loads. This feature was a big-time saver when internet speeds were not as quick ...
For your domain name to function correctly you need to assign (delegate) two or more NS records (Name Servers) to it.
Here is an example of a set of NS records:
If you've signed up for a hosting account, your NS records will be sent to you in the H...
To clear your DNS cache follow one of the following:
Click Start then Run, or search for 'cmd.exe'
Type the following: ipconfig /flushdns
Click the OK button.
Open 'Utilities' > 'Terminal' or search in Spotlight for 'Terminal'
Type the following: dscacheutil -flushcach...
After a domain has been transferred into our management, you may wish to change the NS records to point the domain to our servers.
To do this, login to the client area;
Go to "Domains" -> "My Domains".
Click "Manage Domain" next to the domain you wish to manage.
Click the "Nameserve...
To add an SPF record to your DNS, follow these instructions:
Login to cPanel Account.
Click the “Email Authentication” button.
Click the “Enable” button found under the SPF heading.
You now have a basic SPF record setup for the domain name. Advanced users may wish to tweak it b...