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How to Connect a Domain - GoDaddy

How to point your GoDaddy domain to your Minecraft server.

To point your recently purchased GoDaddy domain to your Minecraft server follow these steps:

1. Once logged in you will see your dashboard for your Domains, click on + sign.

2.
 Next you will see a list of your domains, Click on the launch button under action.


3. You're going to see 3 tabs, "Settings, DNS Zone File and Contacts"

4. Click on the "DNS Zone File" and then find "Add Record".


5. In the following fields type in the following information:

Record type: A (Host)
Host: server
Points to: Your.IP (Do not include your port.)
TTL: 1/2 Hour

Example: 

6. Click on finish and then you will see the following dialog.


7. Click on "Save Changes"



8. Now go back to "Add Record"


9. 
Fill in the following information:

Record type: SRV (Service)
Name: mc or play or @ (This will be your prefix, such as mc.myserver.com.) 
Target: server.yourdomain.com (You know that A Record you created? Needs to be this name followed by your domain, if want mc or play or @ then this is why I use server in this case.)
Protocol: _tcp
Service: _minecraft
Priority: 0
Weight: 0
Port: Your Minecraft Port
TTL: 1/2 Hour

Example:


10. Click on finish and then you will have one the following:

Play: 


MC:


@:


11. Click on "Save Changes".


You're done! Congratulations! You've set up your domain with GoDaddy! 

Please be aware that it can take up to 24-48 hours for your domain to be completely active. For any specific problems you have with setting up your domain, please contact GoDaddy. 

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