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How to transfer a domains DNS record to a different DO account

I transferred a snapshot from account A to account B and created a droplet from it in account B. That droplet is now hosting a domain in B which was previously hosted in A. But all of the domain’s DNS records are still accessed from A even though A is no longer hosting that domain. How can I transfer the domain’s DNS records from A to B?


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I create my own solution: https://github.com/grayfolk/digitalocean-api-shell Please, backup zones first!

Answering my own question… I temporarily moved the domain’s name servers to Dreamhost (which happens to be the domain’s registrar). Then I deleted the domain from DO account A, which enabled me to create the domain under DO account B and add the relevant records. Then I swung the domain’s name servers back to DO.

Hello, @mike426137

A similar question was previously asked in our community which you can check here: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-do-i-move-a-domain-from-one-account-to-another

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex