Guides and Tutorials / DNS Registers

How to create custom Nameservers with your domain

En caso de querer configurar "Glue Records" y generar NS alternativos a y u otro DNS, hay que seguir los siguientes pasos: info Para poder crear un Glue Record personalizado es necesario que tu dominio (...)

How to configure the DNS servers (Nameservers) of my domain.

For your domain to use SWHosting's DNS servers and point to your Web Hosting, you must follow the following steps: In the search engine at the top left of your SWPanel type the name of your service. Once it appears in the search engine, you must c (...)

Modify 'hosts' file on Windows, Mac and Linux

In occasions when performing a migration, as well as in other circumstances, you will need to check the web content hosted with us, but keeping the server that your domain name is currently pointing to. This allows you to see that everything is worki (...)

Consult or modify PTR record

A PTR record allows reverse resolution, i.e. converting an IP to a host name, unlike the A record which converts from domain to IP. It is usual that to avoid fraud and spam, mail servers check that the IP that sends the mail has a PTR record. By defa (...)

Manage DNS records

SWPanel allows you to easily manage the DNS records associated with your service. To begin, access the dashboard of the service for which you need to manage DNS records. Enter the name of the service in the search field at the top and click: Next, g (...)

Basic concepts about domains and DNS records

What are DNS? From the moment a user types a domain in his browser, a series of internal requests are executed that end up translating the domain name into an IP address, which is the address of the server that hosts the web page. To have an IP addre (...)

External DNS configuration

What should I do to keep a domain in SW Hosting but point it to another service provider? To keep a domain in SW Hosting but point it to another service provider, it is necessary to change the DNS name servers (or "hostnames") of the domain (...)

Why do I need a Hosting Plan to manage my DNS Zone?

Let's start by explaining the basics about Domains, Nameservers, Hosting services and the function performed by DNS zones and records. A Domain is a unique name used to identify a web site on the Internet. It consists of the name, such as swmanuals (...)