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How to point Namecheap DNS records to Pressable

Category: FAQ | Last modified: May 19, 2021

Pointing Namecheap Nameservers to Pressable

Log into your Namecheap account and press the “Manage” button to the right of the domain.

Logging into your namecheap account.

Under the “Domain” tab, find the section on nameservers and select “Custom DNS”.
Enter the Pressable nameservers:

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

Adding the pressable nameservers under the “Custom DNS” setting.

Read Namecheap’s article on how to update nameservers here:
https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/767/10/how-can-i-change-the-nameservers-for-my-domain3

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 Namecheap A Records to Pressable

Log into your Namecheap account and press the “Manage” button to the right of the domain.

Managing your domains in your Namecheap account.

Navigate to the Advanced DNS tab.

You will want to make sure that you have two A Records for @, each pointing to one of the Pressable IP addresses. Then you will need a CNAME Record created for www, that is pointing to your domain name.

When finished your records will look similar to the following:

An example of your a record after it has been setup properly.

Read Namecheap’s article on how to update A records here:
https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/319/2237/how-can-i-set-up-an-a-address-record-for-my-domain/

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