The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Changing the host ip and setting nameserver.

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by dualxeon64, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. dualxeon64

    dualxeon64 Member

    Jun 9, 2012
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    I want to know if I can do the following and how it can be done.

    I want to change the main shared ip of to and then setup as a nameserver.

    I am assuming that I will need to change the host server ip to do this then change the main shared ip in the basic setup in whm to After this I would need to add the nameserver to the list but will I be able to do this and what other changes would I need to make.

    Can this be done?

    Thank you for your help in advance. If you need me to be more specific I can and will.

    I found this thread but that does not work for what I would like to do.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
    Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    cPanel Access Level:
    Root Administrator
    Hello :)

    Yes, it's acceptable to use a shared IP address that's assigned to accounts as an IP address for a name server. The important entries on the cPanel server are the "A" records that you have added for your name servers. Then, make sure you have registered these name servers to the matching IP addresses at the domain registrar.

    Thank you.

Share This Page