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How and when do you need to change your name servers?

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When you change your subscription plan, or it expires, certain services and features become available, others not. One of those, mentioned above, are the name servers. Different subscription plans, use different name servers. When you change your subscription, you must also change the name servers, you are currently using, otherwise, your zone won't function properly.

How can I find out what my subscription plan is?

You just need to login to your ClouDNS account. At the top of the page, you can see a field with information about your currently logged account, subscription plan, the amount of zones and records, etc. If you hover over the name of the subscription plan, you can see a pop up bubble with information about when it expires.

How to set up the name servers for my zone?

First, you need to login to your account. Then follow these simple steps:

1. Navigate to your desired zone.

2. Find your NS records and click Edit.

3. In the record's settings, you need to change the servers, that your records are pointing to. It should look like this:

Type: NS
TTL: 1 Hour
Host: 
Points to: ns1.cloudns.net

Note: You should use the name servers listed on the right of your Dashboard. In the article we are using example name servers.

4. Repeat these steps for all of your NS records and available name servers.

How to set up the name servers for my domain?

Follow these steps:

1. Navigate to your desired domain name from your Domain names section.

2. Go to Name servers tab.

3. Once there, add the name servers as follows:

Nameserver 1: ns1.your-domain.net
Nameserver 2: ns2.your-domain.net

Note: You should use the name servers listed on the right of your Dashboard. In the article we are using example name servers.

4. Repeat step 3 for all of the available servers, for your domain. Once you are done, click Save.

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