Setting up DNS A records through your Fasthosts control panel

A written version of this guide can be found here:

You can point your web site to another server by creating an A record within the Advanced DNS settings of your control panel.

Difficulty: Intermediate – knowledge of DNS required

How long will it take me?
◾Around 3 minutes. The changes may take several hours to propagate.

What will I need?
◾Your control panel username and password.
◾A domain name registered with Fasthosts, or using Fasthosts nameservers.
◾The IP address of a server set up to accept requests from your new A record.

For additional support:

– Raise a ticket or start a live chat at
– Tweet us @fhtechteam
– Call us on +44 (0)333 0142 700

Duration: 3:8
Publisher: Fasthosts Internet
You can watch this video also at the source.