Manage DNS zone files

You can change which service your domain uses for its website and email by managing its DNS records (also known as zone file records). How you access your DNS records depends on where your domain is registered and hosted. Use the table below to find the scenario that’s applicable to your situation and follow those instructions.

If your domain is Follow these instructions…
Registered with IFindHost – and using IFindHost – nameservers (either hosted with IFindHost – or not yethosted anywhere) See the Working with DNS records table below
Registered with IFindHost –, but hosted at another company and using their nameservers You’ll need to manage DNS through your hosting company
Registered with another company, but hosted with IFindHost – and using IFindHost – nameservers Log in to your hosting account using the instructions in Manage DNS for your hosting account, then see the Working with DNS records table below
Neither registered nor hosted with IFindHost – (using DNS Hosting – formerly called “Off-Site” DNS) Manage DNS zone files for your domain registered at another company

Working with DNS records

Click on the link for the type of record you would like to add, change, or delete:

 Note: If your domain is registered at another company, please click on the link below for the DNS record you’d like to add, change, or delete and follow the Domains registered at another company set of instructions at the bottom of that article.

Type of Record What it’s for Add, Change or Delete
A Record Connects an IP Address to a host name AddChangeDelete
CNAME Record Allows more than one DNS name for a host AddChangeDelete
MX Record Ensures email is delivered to the right location AddChangeDelete
NS Record Contains the nameserver info AddChangeDelete
TXT Record Provides additional info about a host or more technical info to servers AddChangeDelete
SRV Record Finds computers that host specific services AddChangeDelete
AAAA Record Provides IP addresses that do not fit a standard A Record format AddChangeDelete
SPF Record Used to help prevent against spam AddChangeDelete
CAA Record Used to prevent anyone from obtaining an unauthorized SSL certificate for your domain AddChangeDelete
 Warning: Any DNS changes you make can take up to 48 hours to reflect on the Internet.