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How do I setup without making name server changes?


focalshift
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2012-05-16 9:20 pm EST

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Hello,

My goal is to use the hosting at inmotion to run my web site, but still keep my DNS nameserver entries pointing at my current DNS provider. I see under the account management panel that it is possible to purchase a static IP address. Is that what I need to do in order to setup my own A record for www.focalshift.com with my current DNS service provider?

By the way, the current provider I use is http://dyn.com/dns/ and I use them to control a number of domains independently from any hosting.

Thanks

-- Bennett

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BradM
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2012-05-17 8:50 am EST
Hi Bennett,

To host your website on our servers without updating your nameservers themselves, you'll need to point your domain's A RECORD to the IP address of your InMotion Hosting server. If you <a href='http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/cpanel/getting-started-cpanel/how-to-log-into-cpanel' target='_blank'>log into your cPanel</a>, you'll see your server's IP addresses listed in the left hand side. <a href='http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/website/how-to/purchase-dedicated-ip-address-amp' target='_blank'>Purchasing a dedicated IP addresses</a> is not required for what it is you're trying to do.

Thanks,
- Brad

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