Updating Your DNS at Register.com Print

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The purpose of this tutorial is to teach you how to update your DNS (Domain Name Servers) settings at Register.com. As our new hosting client, if you have already purchased your domain name through Register.com, you will need to go to their site and point your domain name to our servers. You do this by updating the nameserver settings at Register.com. You received our nameserver settings in the welcome email that was sent when you purchased your hosting package with. There are two or more nameserver (NS) settings, and you must change them all.

Let's begin by going to the Register.com home page. Click on Your Account on the right hand side. Enter your Username and Password in the boxes on the log in screen, and then click the Log In button. You are now logged in to your Register.com account. Click on the domain name you wish to manage. Scroll down, and enter the new DNS settings in the boxes provided. When you are done, click on the Continue Button. This takes you to a confirmation screen. Click on the Continue button again to confirm the changes.

The settings have been successfully updated, and your domain is now pointing to your new hosting account on our servers. You can scroll down the page to be sure. The new listings showing the DNS settings pointing to our servers will be listed in your account now.

Please remember that it can take 24 to 48 hours for your domain name to fully propagate after you make these changes. Scroll back up, and you may now click on the Log-out link in the right hand corner. This ends this tutorial. You now know how to update your DNS settings by changing them to our name servers, when your domain name is registered with Register.com.

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