How to Set Up SOA Records in WHM

SOA record or Start of Authority record contains information about the server like the authoritative nameserver’s hostname, server administrator’s contact email, among others. Follow the steps below on how to set up or edit SOA records in WHM.  

Step 1. Log in to WHM.

WHM Login Page

Step 2. Click DNS Functions on the sidebar menu or in the WHM homepage. 

DNS Functions in WHM

Step 3. Click Edit DNS Zone.

Edit DNS Zone in WHM

Step 4. Select the domain name to modify and click Edit. Use the search box if necessary.

Select Domain to Edit DNS

Step 5. Enter the SOA records in the boxes provided. In this page, you can also add and edit other DNS records.

SOA Fields in WHM Edit DNS

Step 6. Click Save to save the changes made on this page.

Save DNS Edits Button

Wait for up to 24 hours for the changes to take effect.  

Feel free to contact our Singapore or Australia Support Team if you have further questions. 

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