DNS setting for Minecraft Server


mistmatrix
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2012-04-12 12:25 pm EST

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Hi there we are running a minecraft server rented from a hosting company who have given us an IP address and port to login to the server. This is all great but I also have a .co.uk domain that represents the server and plan to have a website on that domain. I've already set the nameservers to point to my inmotion account and that all works fine.

My question is how would I adjust the DNS settings on my inmotion account to make it so players can login to the game using the domain name rather than the IP?

I've tried a few things but I'm stumped.

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BradM
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2012-04-12 12:42 pm EST
Hi mistmatrix,

What is sounds like you will need to do is create a subdomain, such as minecraft.yourdomain.co.uk, and point that IP address to the IP address of your minecraft server.

Create an A record to point to the IP of your minecraft server. The actual subdomain, such as minecraft.yourdomain.co.uk, will be created automatically when the A record is created.

I hope this helps! Keep us updated if we can help any further.
- Brad

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