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How do I change the source server for Secondary DNS?


How do I change the source server for Secondary DNS?
How do I change the source server for Backup DNS?


Both Secondary DNS and Backup DNS get there information from a specified source server.  The Source Server doesn’t have to be a Master Server or even an authoritative name server however the source server will need to allow zone transfers.

The source server must allow zone transfers to the following servers.

To change the source server on your Secondary DNS or Backup DNS follow the below procedure

  1. Log into the portal (
  2. Select the “DNS” TAB

  3. Domain Name Service Tab

  4. Select the “Secondary DNS” TAB

  5. Secondary DNS Service Tab

  6. Find the desired domain and select “Edit”.

  7. List of Secondary Domains

  8. Enter the valid IP Address of the source server and select “Save”

  9. Edit the Source Server for Secondary DNS



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