Help in changing Authoritative DNS Server

  • Posted July 11, 2020
  • DNS

I purchased a domain on Godaddy and have droplet on Digital ocean. I want the Authoritative DNS Server to be & which is a Ubuntu droplet.

A directs to A directs to NS directs to A * directs to A directs to NS directs to

Am not able to add & directly to Godaddy as it says it is not available hence currently I have changed the setting in godaddy to point to &


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Hi there @asuran01012020,

What you need to do in this case is to create Glue records via your GoDaddy account. GoDaddy refers to them as host names. To do that login to GoDaddy -> go to your domains -> then click on your domain -> go to DNS management -> scroll to the bottom and click on “Host names”.

Create your glue records there as normal.

For more information I could suggest going through this article here on How To Create Vanity or Branded Nameservers with DigitalOcean Cloud Servers .

Regards, Bobby