How to point Namecheap DNS records to Pressable

Last modified: January 12, 2021

Pointing Namecheap Nameservers to Pressable

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

Pointing Namecheap DNS Records to Pressable | Nameservers

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

Pointing Namecheap DNS Records to Pressable | Nameservers

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.

Pointing Namecheap DNS Records to Pressable | A Records

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:

Pointing Namecheap DNS Records to Pressable | A Records

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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