How do I edit my domain's nameservers?


  • Applies to: All Service Types
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access

Overview

This is a quick step-by-step walkthrough for changing your nameservers in the (mt) Media Temple Account Center.

Nameservers are responsible for resolving, a special process in which a domain name matching your website is taken and a physical address is obtained. Learn more about DNS.

Requirements

This tool is only available for a domain that has been registered through (mt) Media Temple. For more information on registering a new domain, please see: How do I register a new domain? For instructions on transferring your registration to (mt) Media Temple, please see: How do I transfer my domain registration to or from (mt) Media Temple?

Instructions

  1. Log into the Account Center.
  2. From the DOMAINS tab, select the domain you want to edit.

    ac_mainmenu_domains
  3. In the DOMAIN TOOLS panel, click onĀ Edit Nameservers.

    acGRIDmainmenu_domaintools_nameservers
  4. Enter your desired nameservers. You must have at least two. The (mt) Media Temple nameservers are NS1.MEDIATEMPLE.NET and NS2.MEDIATEMPLE.NET.

    acGRIDmainmenu_domaintools_nameservers_edit

    TIP:

    Our nameserver IPs:

    • NS1.MEDIATEMPLE.NET: 64.207.129.246
    • NS2.MEDIATEMPLE.NET: 70.32.65.137
  5. Click SAVE to save changes.

    save

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