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To get your domain working on your server with InMotion Hosting, you will need to point your domain to our server. You can point your domain Using a DNS change or you can update your nameservers to ours. This information applies to all shared, VPS, Reseller, and Dedicated server plans.

Nameservers for Shared, VPS, & Dedicated Accounts (not Resellers)

When updating your domain's nameservers to point your domain to InMotion Hosting, you will need to use the following nameservers:

Nameservers for Shared, VPS, & Dedicated Servers
IP Address

Nameservers for Resellers (Not Shared, VPS or Dedicated Accounts)

When updating your domain's nameservers to point your domain to a Reseller account, you will need to use the following nameservers:

Nameservers for Resellers
IP Address

As a reseller you can also use custom Nameservers, here is a link to our guide on Using Custom Nameservers as a Reseller.

Please be aware that it may take up to 24 hours before these changes begin to take effect. More info on this can be found in, How long do DNS changes take?

Changing nameservers at other registrars

Your nameservers will need to be updated at your domain's registrar, such as or If you're unsure how to update your nameservers, please contact your current registrar for further assistance. For the more popular registrars, we do have documentation available to assist, located in the list below:

Section 1: How to Create a CNAME Record
How to setup a CNAME in cPanel and WHM.
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Section 2: How to Change Name Servers in Google Domains
If you have used Google to register domain, then you may need some help with setting the name servers. The following tutorial shows you how to set the name servers for your Google Domain. Be aware of the 24 hours needed propagate a change to the nameservers
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Section 3: Making DNS Nameserver Changes at
Learn how to update your GoDaddy domain to point to InMotion Hosting's nameservers.
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Section 4: What is a Nameserver?
In this article we'll explain what a name server is, and how name servers are used to direct the traffic of your website to a specific web server at a web host.
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Section 5: Using custom name servers
In this article we'll discuss how you can ensure that you are using your custom name servers that have been assigned to you. Typically custom name servers are setup as a requirement for having root access to your VPS (Virtual Private Server) or dedicated server.
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Section 6: How do I clear my local DNS cache?
Learn how to flush or clear your local computer's DNS cache.
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Section 7: Adding an A Record
This article walks you through creating an A record in your cPanel using Zone Editor and WHM using Edit DNS.
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Section 8: How to Update your Domain's Nameservers
In this article, we will review how to change your domain's nameservers. Our nameservers are:
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Section 9: How to Change Your Domain Nameservers in AMP
How to change your domain's nameservers in AMP.
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Section 10: Propagation - How Long do DNS Changes Take?
Frustrated with the time it takes for your DNS changes to propagate? Learn about propagation here.
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Section 11: Domain Names - Registrar Transfer versus NameServer Change
Learn the difference between a registrar transfer and a nameserver change.
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Section 12: How Do I Add DNS Records?
In this tutorial we will explain how to make custom DNS changes.
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Section 13: How to set DNS records for 3rd party services
In this article we'll go over how you can modify your domain's DNS records, in order to split up your various services between multiple hosting providers.
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