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Point my nameserver addresses to DO ns IPs at my registrar.

I would like to use a custom “nameserver” for my domain. Is it possible without creating own nameservers?

I noticed, i could create new nameserver names (eg.: ns1.mydomain.com) at my registrar and point it to an IP address. I want to point theses addresses to DO’s nameserver IP addresses.

Will it work in this way?

I read about glue records, but I’m not sure is that exactly what I need.


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This might be possible but might also be blocked by your current dns provider. Defenetly you have to add GLUE Records for your domain (at the registrar).

eg. ns1.yourdomain.com -> IP of your DNS Provider’s Nameserver

Hi,

if your domain is “yourdomain.com” and you want to use “ns1.yourdomain.com” and “ns2.youdomain.com” instead of “ns1.yourprovidersdns.com” and “ns2.yourprovidersdns.com” etc. you’ll need GLUE Records / Host Records.

You have to setup these at your Domain Registrar. (Becuase GLUE Records are directly registered at the Root-DNS of your TLD and this makes it possible to resolv to your domain)

If you point “ns1.youdomain.com” to the IP-Address of your Providers DNS this might work, but better ask you’r registrar if this is allowed and possible.