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How do I setup a PTR record with my exisiting domain name?

I have a created a VPS server (or i think you refer to them as droplets?) and I want to setup a PTR record so that the IP address forwards to the domain name. I have registered the domain name with godaddy. How exactly do I set this up? At godaddy, I have the nameservers set to ns1,ns2 and ns3.digitalocean.com. Im familiar with A records and CNAME and MX but this PTR is new to me. Thanks

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PTR records are the reverse lookups, they’re set in the control panel by setting the Droplet Name. If the droplet name is a fully qualified domain name (domain.com) then the PTR will be set to it.

Hi there, I’m having the same question. How can I see if the droplet is a “fully qualified domain name”? You mean, the droplet name has to be something like “mydomain.com”? What if I would like to have several domain pointing to the same droplet?