How to Set Up Custom Nameservers for Reseller Hosting


With your reseller account, you have the ability to set up custom nameservers. This means your customers can point their domains to your hosting account with your unique branding. Instead of using the HostGoi default nameservers your customers can use your custom nameservers.

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Part 1: Create the Nameservers as A Records

Step 1. At first you need to login in your main cPanel account.

Step 2. Then under “Domains” section select “Zone Editor”.

Step 3. Then you need to click on “+A Record” see the picture below.

Step 4. Now you will get a pop-up with “Name” and “Address” box. We need to setup 2 nameservers like ( & So in the upper box “Name” add “ns1” and in the lower box “Address” add first nameserver IP address which you got via email during hosting order.

Step 5. After adding your details click on “Add an a Record”. Then again click on “+A Record” then again you will see a pop-up, now in the upper “Name” box enter “ns2” & in the lower box “address” enter second nameserver IP.

After adding all details, click on “Add an a Record” now you have done your “A Record” setup.

Part 2: Active Nameserver with Registrar

If you have your domain registered through your HostGoi account you can complete this step through your Clientarea. If your domain is not registered with your account here and you are using a third party registrar, you will need to contact them directly to step up glue records. You will need to provide them the IP address you wrote down previously.

Activating Your Custom Nameservers in Clientarea.

Step 1. Login your HostGoi Clientarea. 

Step 2. After successful login to Clientarea, then click on “Domains”.


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Step 3. Then select your registered domain name, and select “Private Nameservers” from upper boxes. Now you will see something like that.


Step 4. In the upper box “Nameservers” add “ns1” and in the lower box “IP Address” add first server IP address. Then click “Save Changes”. Check the picture below.

Step 5. Then you need to create your second nameserver. In the upper box “Nameservers” add “ns2” and in the lower box “IP Address” add second server IP address. Then click “Save Changes”. Check the picture below.

Done. You have completed your 2nd part.

Part 3: Assigning Nameservers in WHM

Step 1. At first login to your WHM (Web Host Manager).

Step 2. Then under “Server Configuration” select “Basic WebHost Manager® Setup”

Step 3. Enter your nameserver hostnames in the fields under Nameservers. Then click on “Save Changes”.

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