How to DNS setup?

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by topimerah, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. topimerah

    topimerah New Member

    Do you know somewhere a HOW to DNS?. Or help me out this.
    Here what I have:
    I bought domain name from yahoo only $2.99/year pretty cheap :D.
    I can add A record or CNAME record. I added A records for *,,,, all point to my xternal ip, and CNAME point to yahoo (i dont think this is right). All mail still point to yahoo. And Nameserver still point to and

    I also bought an domain from godaddy cost $8/year :mad:.

    my Questions is:
    I still confusing with DNS thingi, but what is the correct way to set it up at yahoo. I want point to my own DNS at, how to do set it up in ISPconfig?.

    Thank in advance for help or direction.
  2. mantasman

    mantasman New Member

    as i prefer hosting dns on my server, i do so:
    1. point domain to my name servers (for example,
    2. set up dns trough ISPconfig. login as admin and then dns management in the top menu.
    3. everything should work :)

    you can test if everything is set-uped correctly at
  3. topimerah

    topimerah New Member

    well dont you need to register to begin with?. so other internet will know where is
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

  5. topimerah

    topimerah New Member

    Falko & till,
    You guys are great. Thanks a lot. That explained my confusion.

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