Creating your own nameservers with glue records

A written version of this guide can be found here:

While Nameservers act like signposts on the internet that tell ISP’s where your domain name is hosted. Glue records tell ISP’s where to find the nameservers in the first place. Although you can have many websites using the same nameservers, each nameserver can only have one glue record.

You should only create glue records if you are creating your own nameservers for a domain name registered with Fasthosts, but hosted on your own servers.

Difficulty: Experienced (Knowledge of DNS required)

How long will it take me?
◾Around 5 minutes to complete the steps in the video.
◾Up to 72 hours for the changes to propagate fully.

What will I need?
◾Your control panel username and password.
◾A registered domain name.
◾A server capable of administering a domains DNS zone file.

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Duration: 2:45
Publisher: Fasthosts Internet
You can watch this video also at the source.

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