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Setting up DNS (domain name from godaddy or namecheap)

  • Posted on November 1, 2014
  • moniAsked by Monica

What are the bare minimal settings required to point a domain name to digital ocean server. I have domain names registered at godaddy and namecheap?

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Just the domain name?

Make an “A” record. The name should be “@” (no quotes) and the content would be the IP address of your server, like so

Hi Monica,

I would suggest you to take a peek at **this **tutorial, “How to Point to DigitalOcean Nameservers From Common Domain Registrars”, it should contain everything you need and it will just take a few minutes.

Have a further good day, and good luck.