How to Edit Zone File and Setup DNS Forwarding

To perform DNS forwarding, change your zone file, (MX, A-Records & CNAME) using the following steps:

  • Login to your account

  • Go to your list of registered domains

  • Click on the domain you want to modify

  • In the Domain Name Server Details section, click 'Set up DNS Record'

  • Enter your Web IP address and the Mail Record IP address

  • To ADD records or edit the zone file, click 'Advanced Option' to bring up the entire zone file.

  • Enter the 'Host' choose Type from the drop down menu, enter the Content/Data then click 'Add'

  • Once you have finished editing the zone file, click 'Proceed to Next Step'

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