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Table of Contents
- What are Contabo Nameservers?
- What are The Domain DNS Options?
- How Do I Change Nameservers in Contabo?
- How to Use Your Nameservers in cPanel and Plesk?
- How to Check the DNS Server and Mail Server?
- How to Set up Personal Nameservers (VPS and Dedicated Servers)?
- How to Use Default Name Servers VS Hosting Nameservers?
What are Contabo Nameservers?
Contabo Nameservers are those nameservers generated when a domain is registered with Contabo. The main use of nameservers is to connect the domain names into IP addresses that are numerical which can be understood by the computer.
Contabo nameservers are ns1.contabo.net, ns2.contabo.net, ns3.contabo.net, etc. These are the default nameservers, but you can also create custom nameservers if required.
What are The Domain DNS Options?
DNS is the Domain Name System and it helps in connecting to websites by checking and matching human-readable domain names with a distinctive ID of the server in which the website is stored.
The DNS options page will allow the clients to set the length of time the application will wait for the queries from the DNS server.
How Do I Change Nameservers in Contabo?
To change the nameservers in Contabo, you must log in to the client portal of Contabo Nameservers
How to Use Your Nameservers in cPanel and Plesk?
To use your nameservers in Contabo cPanel and Plesk, you should add the nameservers in WHM first. For that, you must log in to the WHM account. Check the guidelines below.
How to Check the DNS Server and Mail Server?
To check the DNS Server, you can follow the steps given below.
👉 Steps to check Contabo Mail Server
How to Set up Personal Nameservers (VPS and Dedicated Servers)?
To set up personal nameservers for your domain you must first obtain the IP address that needs to be pointed to the private nameservers. You can get that IP address from the welcome email you have received.
Then follow the steps given here.
Keep in mind that if you want to create new personal nameservers for the domain, then you must use the nameserver on the domain registrar and in the Edit DNS Zone in WHM under the NS records and SOA record.
Moreover, if you want the personal nameservers to be applied automatically for a new cPanel account then you must go to the Basic cPanel & WHM setup menu in WHM.
Then add the personal nameservers in the fields provided. Do not miss to click on the Save Changes button.
How to Use Default Name Servers VS Hosting Nameservers?
To use the default nameserver for your domain, you can set it through the client portal under the Domain section.
But to use the hosting nameservers, you must log in to the cPanel account and go to the Zone Editor, and set the hosting nameserver for your domain.
What Does Contabo Stand For?
Content Across Borders is the abbreviation of Contabo.
Are There Any Limits on the Number Of Servers I Can Order?
You can get 50 VPS, 10 VDS, and 10 Dedicated Servers since every account has a limit.
For any general queries or billing-related issues, you can always get in touch with Contabo Nameservers support via telephone on email. Moreover, you can visit this Link where most answers to various queries are included.