DNS - DigitalOcean + ZPanelCP

December 5, 2013 1.3k views
I have some doubts regarding the maintenance of my DNS I have a domain, and it pointing to this NS1.DIGITALOCEAN.COM and NS2.DIGITALOCEAN.COM. In my droplet I installed ZPanelCP, added my domain to ZPanelCP, however, I'm having problems with DNS. I have to reconfigure the DNS created in the same ZPanelCP leaving the DigitalOcean? If I add new domains in ZPanelCP, I have to add that the DNS domain in the control panel of the Digital? Thank you
3 Answers
Caveat: I've never used zPanel.

With that said, is seems counter-intuitive that you'd need to create DNS records in zPanel, if you have your domain pointed to DigitalOcean's nameservers.

If you do not want to have to create DNS records in DigitalOcean's DNS Manager, then you "should" spin up two, separate droplets to act as DNS nameservers and manage them through zPanel -- although you "could" just point your domain to the VPS hosting zPanel.

This article may clear some things up: How To Create Vanity or Branded Nameservers with DigitalOcean Cloud Servers.
by Pablo Carranza
Learn how to create vanity or branded nameservers with your Droplets.
I created nameservers at my domain provider ns1 and ns2 . mydomain.com then pointed them to my VPS IP address. It not only fixed my mail issues in Zpanel but my clients can point their domains at my newly created ns1 and ns2 and it works fine for them too.
Create Hostnames, ie ns1 and ns2 at your domain name provier then create nameservers using the hostnames, point them to your VPS IP and you wont need vanity nameservers youll have the nameservers you want.
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