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How to point Google Domains DNS records to Pressable

Category: FAQ | Last modified: May 19, 2021

Pointing Google Domains Nameservers to Pressable

Log into your Google Domains account and select the name of your domain.
In the top left, click Menu and then the DNS tab.

Under “Name servers,” select Use custom name servers.
In the “Name server” field, enter a custom name server. Click “Add +” to add more name servers.

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 Google’s guide on how to update nameservers here:
https://support.google.com/domains/answer/3290309?hl=en

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 Google Domains A Records to Pressable

Log into your Google Domains account and select the name of your domain.
In the top left, click Menu and then the DNS tab.

Under the Custom resource records, you will be able to add the required A records.

You will add an A record with the name @, and point it to both your Pressable IPs. It will look similar to this:

You can then add another A record for the www subdomain after which your DNS settings will look as follows:

Read Google’s guide on how to update A records here:
https://support.google.com/a/answer/2579934?hl=en

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