DNS

Can DNS clustering be enabled?

DNS clustering cannot be enabled on a shared hosting server since it requires significant modifications to our system. However, our virtual private servers (VPS (https://www.hostinger.com/vps-hosting)) do support this feature.

How many MX records I can have?

You can add as many MX records (http://help.hostinger.com/185941-How-can-I-edit-MX-records) as you wish, however, it's highly recommended to keep an eye out for the priority values you set. Lower values denote higher priority, with 0 being the highest possible priority. If you assign multiple mail servers the same priority, then when that level of mail server is needed, mail will be distributed to those servers randomly and can cause issues.

When can I see changes in my domain if I just edited my DNS records?

If you just edited or added a new record in your Domain's DNS zone (http://help.hostinger.com/902835-How-can-I-manage-my-DNS-records), you may need to wait up to 24 hours for the change to propagate fully worldwide. However, usually, the changes can be seen in just a couple of hours.

I accidentally deleted DNS zone, how to restore it?

No need to worry about it! Simply go to your Control Panel section and click on DNS Zone Editor. Scroll down to the and click on the button called "Reset to Defaults". It will reset all settings and add all default values into your DNS zone.

How to enable or add SPF records?

To add an SPF record, you will need to navigate to your Control Panel's DNS Zone Editor section. After that, look for the TXT (Text) section and select the option to Add SPF record. You will then see a confirmation message stating that the SPF record has been successfully created. The newly created SPF record will be shown in the TXT (Text) section of your DNS zone editor.

How to add TXT records to DNS zone?

TXT records can be edited using the DNS Zone Editor (http://help.hostinger.com/902835-How-can-I-manage-my-DNS-records) on your website's Control Panel. From there you will see TXT record from where you can add or edit existing records. NOTE: when you update your Domains DNS zone you should wait up to 24 hours until the change is fully propagated, although it should start working in just a couple of hours.

How to add SRV record to DNS zone?

Your DNS zone records can be edited using the DNS Zone Editor (http://help.hostinger.com/902835-How-can-I-manage-my-DNS-records) on your website's Control Panel. From there you will see SRV record from where you can add or edit existing records. NOTE: when you update your Domains DNS zone you should wait up to 24 hours until the change is fully propagated, although it should start working in just a couple of hours.

How to change nameservers in 1and1.com

In order to change nameservers on your 1and1.com domain, please login to 1and1.com members area and follow these steps: 1. Click on Domains from Control Panel 2. Select the domain you want to change the nameservers 3. Click on Advanced settings 4. At the very a bottom you will see Edit DNS Settings 5. Select to use "Other nameservers" and update your nameservers and save. Keep in mind that it can take up to 48 hours for the new nameservers to propagate.

What Record types does Hostinger support?

The following record types are supported by Hostinger: Record type Description Value Priority A Refers to an IP address Valid IPv4 Address - CNAME Alias for a subdomain Valid hostname - MX Defines a mailserver Existing A-record Low value means high priority TXT Allows human-readable text (max. 255 characters) Free Value - SPF Authorizes e-mail messages Sender Policy Framework definition (https://www.google.gr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&c...

How can I manage my DNS records?

With our DNS Zone Editor you can easily and fully edit your DNS zone, add and remove various DNS zone record types. You can access it from your hosting account's Control Panel You can manage A, CNAME, MX, TXT, AAAA, NS and SRV records. All of these records will have their own section, so you can have everything managed and easily accessible.

Where can I find nameservers?

Before you can use Your Domain with your Hosting Account, it has to point to the appropriate Nameservers. In order to find out which Nameservers Your Domain should point to access the Control Panel of your Hosting Account. Search for the Details menu there. At the very top of the newly opened page, You will find your Domains Nameserver Details. Your Domain has to point to these exact Nameservers before your Domain can start working with Your Hosting Account. Notes: * Your Domains Nam...