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Name Server Selection (multiple accounts with multiple name servers)

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by supportmwm, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. supportmwm

    supportmwm Member

    May 21, 2014
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    I have been really confused about this and wondering if this could possibly impact my server performance.

    I have setup multiple accounts on my cPanel server - and I prefer to use cPanel as web server only and not DNS server. For DNS, i am using AWS Route 53 service for all my accounts on the same server.

    As you might know, Route 53 assigns different name servers for each domain, I could not really provide a single set of name servers while setting up my server hence I provide a dummy one.

    I was wondering if having it setup this way would have any adverse impact on performance of my websites or performance of WHM/cPanel login?

    One more question -
    I know I can select name servers at registrars while setting up an account. Is there any way to change it afterwards?

  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)
    There's no negative impact on your websites if you use false local name servers when the DNS is handled on a remote server. There's never any DNS interaction with the cPanel server when visitors access the website because the DNS is handled remotely.

    Yes, you can change the name servers for a domain name via "WHM >> DNS Functions >> Edit DNS Zone".

    Thank you.
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