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Manage DNS Records in cPanel

This guide will explain how you can manage the DNS records of your domain name in cPanel or hosting manager.

How to Manage the DNS Records in cPanel

To add, modify, or delete DNS records in cPanel, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the cPanel DNS Zone Editor.
  2. Select the specific record that you want to manage and perform the necessary steps:
  3. Ensure the domain name is connected to the following set of name servers appropriately:
     
    • ns1.syrahost.com
    • ns2.syrahost.com
  4. Wait for the DNS change to fully resolve on the internet.
 
 

A Record

Add an A Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select A for an A Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify an A Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing A record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete an A Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing A record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
 
 

AAAA Record

Add an AAAA Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select AAAA for an AAAA Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify an AAAA Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing AAAA record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete an AAAA Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing AAAA record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
 
 

CNAME Record

Add a CNAME Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select CNAME for a CNAME Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify a CNAME Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing CNAME record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete a CNAME Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing CNAME record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
 
 

SRV Record

Add an SRV Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select SRV for an SRV Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify an SRV Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing SRV record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete an SRV Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing SRV record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
 
 

TXT Record

Add a TXT Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select TXT for a TXT Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify a TXT Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing TXT record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete a TXT Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing TXT record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
 
 

MX Record

Add an MX Record

  1. In the upper-right section of the Zone Editor, click Add Record.
  2. From the Type dropdown list in the middle section, select MX for an MX Record.
  3. Enter the applicable information in the remaining boxes, and then click Save Record to save the changes.

Modify an MX Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing MX record that you want to update, then click the Edit button on the right.
  2. Edit or change the applicable data, and then click Save Record.

Delete an MX Record

  1. On the DNS list, locate the existing MX record that you want to remove, then click the Delete button on the right.
  2. When the Confirm Deletion pop-up message appears, click Continue.
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