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How to create custom Nameservers with your domain

HOW TO ´´CREATE ´´CUSTOM NAMESERVERS WITH YOUR DOMAIN NAME In case you want to configure "Glue Records" and generate alternative NS to and or another DNS, you must follow the following steps: 1. Registe (...)

How to configure the DNS servers (Nameservers) of my domain.

How to configure the DNS servers (Nameservers) of my domain. For your domain to use SWHosting's DNS servers and point to your Web Hosting, you must follow the following steps: In the search engine at the top left of your SW Panel type the name of yo (...)

Modify 'hosts' file on Windows, Mac and Linux

In occasions when performing a migration, as well as in other circumstances, you will need to check the web content hosted with us, but keeping the server that your domain name is currently pointing to. This allows you to see that everything is worki (...)

Consult or modify PTR record

A PTR record allows reverse resolution, i.e. converting an IP to a host name, unlike the A record which converts from domain to IP. It is usual that to avoid fraud and spam, mail servers check that the IP that sends the mail has a PTR record. By defa (...)

Manage DNS records

SW Panel allows you to easily manage the DNS records associated with your service. To start, access the dashboard of the service for which you need to manage DNS records. Enter the name of the service in the search field at the top and click: Then g (...)

Basic concepts about domains and DNS records

What are DNS? From the moment a user types a domain in his browser, a series of internal requests are executed that end up translating the domain name into an IP address, which is the address of the server that hosts the web page. To have an IP addre (...)


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