Before you connect a domain using DNS pointing, you must purchase a DomainsFoundry Web hosting or Email hosting service.

To connect your domain using DNS pointing you will need to edit and create new DNS records (Host A, MX, TXT) depending on your service.

Sections

  1. Web Hosting and websites only
  2. Email Hosting

Web Hosting and websites only

To connect your domain to your website only you will need to point your domain to your DomainsFoundry hosting service IP.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click Zone Editor
  3. Click Manage next to the domain.
  4. Copy the following records
Record Type Host Name Value TTL
A Type either @ or your domain name. XX.XX.XX.XX
Note:The IP is specific to your service. Please copy the IP address from your Zone Editor mail. Record
3600
CNAME www.example.com
Note: This is an example. Please use your actual domain.
example.com 3600

Email Hosting

To connect your domain to your DomainsFoundry Email hosting service you’ll need to change and create a number of A, MX and TXT records. We recommend viewing your DNS records in your DomainsFoundry service and then copying these to your domain provider’s DNS hosting.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click Zone Editor
  3. Click Manage next to the domain.
  4. Copy the following records

MX Record

Record Type Host Name Value Priority TTL
MX Type either @ or your domain name. mail.example.com
Note: This is an example. Please use your actual domain.
10 3600

A Records

Record Type Host Name Value TTL
A mail.example.com
Note: This is an example. Please use your actual domain.
XX.XX.XX.XX
Note:The IP is specific to your service. Please copy the IP address from your Zone Editor mail. Record
3600
A webmail.example.com
Note: This is an example. Please use your actual domain.
XX.XX.XX.XX
Note:The IP is specific to your service. Please copy the IP address from your Zone Editor webmail. Record
3600

TXT Records

Record Type Host Name Value TTL
TXT Type either @ or your domain name. “v=spf1 include:domainsfoundry.co.uk ~all” 3600
TXT default._domainkey.example.com
Note: This is an example. Please use your actual domain.
v=DKIM1 XXXXX
Note: The DKIM TXT is specific to your service. Please copy the TXT record from your
Note: default._domainkey. Record
3600