Add to Our System
Register Name Servers
Enable DNS Services on
This guide will help you to create
private nameservers for your domain names on our system, as well as register
them as valid nameservers on the cloud. You will be able to brand your nameservers
and ensure that your white label solution is present on the domain management
level. You will also be able to manage nameserver records, as well as manage
nameserver services on the server using the Plesk control panel.
The first thing you want to do is
identify a domain name you wish to have nameservers set for. Once you have
decided this, the next step is to add this domain to our system, and add our
nameservers as the host servers for you domain.
1. 1. First,
log into your myhosting.com control panel at http://manage.myhosting.com.
you have logged in, please click on the Hosted Domains on your home
screen This will display all the domains you have entered into our system, if
you already have a domain registered, please use the Add Existing Domain
Registered Elsewhere button, or if you plan to use a brand new domain name,
you can use the Register New Domain button.
you have selected a domain name in either the Register New Domain
section or in Add Existing Domain Registered Elsewhere section, you will
be asked to assign several subscription options. For name servers, please use
the following configuration:
do not choose any web hosting or any mail hosting unless necessary. Simply
continue and finish the process.
you have added the domain, you will then be able to modify the DNS records.
this area by doing the following: click the All Domains tab again and
then click on the newly added domain name by clicking the URL created for the
can then click the DNS tab at the top of the webpage, then the DNS
Records sub-tab. This will take you
to our nameservers. What you are doing here is creating your desired nameserver
records in our system so that they can resolve.
this point, you will need to create 2 records, usually ns1, and ns2 subdomains
for your root domain. Do this by clicking the Add New DNS Record button.
the DNS Record Type drop-down box select A.
the Domain field you would enter the subdomain for your nameserver, as
the example below illustrates.
the wizard, and do steps 8 to 12 again, to add as many records as required.
should now have your two records listed in your control panel like the following:
If you registered your domain name with
us, then you would want to ask our support department to send you your OpenSRS
login credentials. This will allow you to register your nameservers at the
registrar level. If your domain name is registered with another registrar, then
you will need to get the steps as well as the required credentials from your
registrar to make the necessary changes to your nameservers.
If your domain name is registered
through myhosting.com, and you have requested your OpenSRS login credentials,
please follow these steps.
to OpenSRS in order to gain registrar level access to your domain name.
will need your domain name, the username that will be provided in the email from
our support team, as well as the password, also provided in the email from support.
you do login, you will have various menu options. One of them will be Manage
Name Servers. Click that link to proceed.
you will need to do two things: specify the nameservers for your root domain,
and register your two new nameservers.
the fields under the Server Hostname heading, you will enter our
nameservers as they will host the records for your root domain.
the bottom of that page, you will find the register nameserver link, which will
look like the sample below.
the link to start the registration process. This will bring up a page that will
allow you to modify existing nameservers or create new nameservers for
the bottom section to create a new nameserver.
enter the same subdomain records you created in the Add Your Domain To our
System section. Also, use the same IP address in the Server IPV4 Address
you have added the nameserver records, you are finished with registering the
You want to ensure that DNS services are
enabled on your VPS. This feature is enabled by default; therefore, you will
not need to perform any actions. However, here are the steps to ensure that this
feature is enabled, and that the DNS services are working fine.
into your Plesk control panel with your Plesk login link. It will usually
follow this format: https://youriphere:8443. This will
bring up the Plesk login page.
logged in, you will then need to click on the Settings option under the Server
Management heading on the far left menu tree. You will then be able to click
on the Server Components link.
next webpage will show you a list of all the server components/services that
are running and installed on the server. Simply look for the DNS Server
section, and you should see its status with a green play button indicating that
it is on and running.
are now fully ready to use your newly registered nameservers for domains you
will essentially add through your Plesk panel.
Now that you have successfully created
your own custom nameservers, you can use them for nameserver activities with
your hosting solution. Now you no longer
need to specify our nameservers for domains you are hosting on your server. If
you encountered any issues with this guide, please also note that there is
additional information available in our Wiki database at
http://myhosting.com/kb. Finally, we encourage you to contact our technical
support team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling us at 1-866-289-5091
with any questions or concerns.