Hey there!

So.. I followed the domain setup guide.
But.. my website seems to only load with ns1. ns2. ns3.

ex. (ns1.domain.com) works, but (domain.com) does not work!

Here’s a picture of DNS settings:
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Hmm… I think you need to do this record:

Type Hostname Value TTL (sec)
A *.domain.tld your droplet IP default
CNAME www.domain.tld domain.tld default
NS domain.tld ns1.digitalocean.com. default
NS domain.tld ns2.digitalocean.com. default
NS domain.tld ns3.digitalocean.com. default
  • Thanks for the reply! I added the top 2 rows, will update if it works.
    I skipped the last 3 rows as I assume the Value field should be my domain not digitalocean’s.

I skipped the last 3 rows as I assume the Value field should be my domain not digitalocean's.

Then that’s mean you want to use your own DNS server with vanity NS. It’s a little bit advance for vanity NS domain. If you don’t realy understand how it works. You need at least two or three droplet with different IP address. And you need to setup deploy a DNS server such as BIND.

You can read Vanity or Branded Nameservers and Configure PowerDNS

by Pablo Carranza
Learn how to create vanity or branded nameservers with your Droplets.
  • Yep, I mean I set it up on my registrar (under NS ns1.mydomain.com, ns2.mydomain.com, ns3.mydomain.com). And my site works with ns1.mydomain.com

    Just not without the ns1, ns2, ns3 before my domain haha. Thanks