Newb:) wrote:I have purchased a domain name with GoDaddy.com and was in the process of changing the information to point to my computer instead of the current host, but I get confused, do I edit the "Set Name Servers" section where the current "Name Server 1" and "Name Server 2" "Name Server 3" are? And do I add my IP?
Also, if I am correct above could I list it like...
Name Server 1: xx.xxx.xx.xx
Name Server 2: http://webpages.somewhere.net/myspace/
so that #2 points to a page where the viewer would be directed if my computer is turned of and I could have a nice message saying when it'll be online?
Thank you in advance for any help!
joe16 wrote:For a simple way to do this, leave the nameservers set to their current setting, and just add a DNS A record to point the domain to your computer IP.
and this still applies even when you are hosting with GoDaddy.Your nameservers ns1, ns2 etc. must point to the DNS servers that hold your domain name Zone file.
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