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Setting A record without cPanel Access

2012-08-27 5:07 pm EST

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I registered a domain with InMotion and my host is asking me to set the A record to point to a specific IP address. I found the tutorial on doing this through the cPanel, but I have no cPanel access through the manage domain portal. How can I set the A record appropriately to point to my host?

Thanks in advance,

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2012-08-27 5:52 pm EST
Hi Joel,

I can see you came into our live chat and got some assistance with your question, but I just wanted to post an answer here just in case someone else finds this question.

<strong>How do I update an A Record?</strong>

If you have cPanel access, you can find <a href=''>more information here</a> on how to work with your DNS records.

If you don't have cPanel access, there unfortunately is not another tool you can use to manage your DNS. If you registered a domain name with InMotion Hosting and needed to update the DNS, you would need to <a href=''>point your domain</a> to third party DNS, and then use that provider to make DNS changes (such as A or MX record changes).

- Brad

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