How do I point a domain to my VPS using SGC-Hosting's DNS Manager?

After ordering your VPS, you will have access to our DNS Manager in our billing portal.

First, create the DNS zone by associating your domain name with your virtual server's IP address and pointing your domain to our dns servers via your domain registrar's control panel (pdns1.sgc-hosting.com/pdns2.sgc-hosting.com or cdns1.sgc-hosting.com/cdns2.sgc-hosting.com - your choice!).

Next, you'll edit the zone and create two records

The first zone, enter @ for the "name" field, then select A as the record type, then enter your server's main IP address in the "target" field.  This will point yourdomain.com to your VPS.

To point www.yourdomain.com to your VPS, create a new record with www as the "name" field, select cname as the record type, and enter yourdomain.com as the target.  You will now have yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com reach your VPS!

Was this answer helpful?

 Print this Article

Also Read

What level of support can I expect?

We cannot and will not provide support for installing specific applications onto your virtual...

What hypervisor is running my virtual server?

We currently use KVM as our hypervisor.

I just installed the cPanel template - what do I do now?

If you have not already done so - purchase a cPanel license (you can use a VPS license on your...

Can I use VPN/Tor/Proxy servers to allow anonymous access through my VPS?

We do not permit anonymous access to our services.  As the owner of the virtual server,...

What operating systems may we choose from?

We will be adding more operating systems as they are requested.  We will provide the latest...