How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable

Last modified: January 12, 2021

Pointing GoDaddy Nameservers to Pressable

Log into your GoDaddy account and navigate to your domain manager.

Press the “DNS” button to the right of your domain name.

Scroll down to the section on Nameservers. Press the blue “Change” button.

How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable

You will need to then select “Enter my own nameservers (advanced)”

How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable | Nameservers

Enter Pressable’s nameservers in the provided fields and then press “Save”.

ns1.openhostingservice.com
ns2.openhostingservice.com
ns3.openhostingservice.com
ns4.openhostingservice.com
ns5.openhostingservice.com

Read GoDaddy’s guide on how to update nameservers here:
https://www.godaddy.com/help/set-custom-nameservers-for-domains-registered-with-godaddy-12317

Note: that if you already have email hosting for your domain, we recommend getting in touch with us prior to changing the name servers to minimize/prevent any email downtime.

Pointing GoDaddy A Records to Pressable

Log into your GoDaddy account and navigate to your domain manager.

Press the “DNS” button to the right of your domain name.

Locate your current DNS records, which will look similar to the following:

How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable | A Records

Modify the existing A record, with the name of @, to point to one of your Pressable IPs.

How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable | A Records

Click “Add”, and create another record where your host is “@”, your IP is “199.16.173.41”, and TTL (time to live) is “1/2 Hour”:

Once saved, your records should look like this:

In some cases, the “www” record may be a separate A record, and not a CNAME record. In other words, rather than having “@” as its value, it will have an IP address; in our example, 199.16.172.147.

In this case, you can either remove the “www” record and create a CNAME (as above), or you can change the IP address and add a new one, similarly to what was done for the “@” record above. It may look something like this:

How to point GoDaddy DNS records to Pressable | DNS Records List

Read GoDaddy’s guide on how to update A records here:
https://www.godaddy.com/help/change-an-a-record-19239

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