How do I point my domain name to a new IP address?

The following article explains how to point a domain name to a new IP address. The IP address can be provided by the web hosting provider. Use caution when pointing a domain name to a new IP address, since pointing it to the wrong IP address will disable the website.

To point your domain name to a new IP address, please follow these steps:

  1. Open a browser window and go to
  2. Click on Control Panel Login.
  3. Log into the Control Panel as one of the following:
    • Account Administrator and select the appropriate domain
    • Technical Contact for the domain
  4. Click on Domain Name Administration and select DNS Administration.
  5. If you have more than one domain, select the appropriate domain name from the list shown. If you have a large number of domain names, you can use the search feature or click Click here to see a list of all your domains.

Basic DNS Administrator

  1. Select Basic DNS Administration.
  2. Select Point to a new IP address and click Next.
  3. Enter the new IP address.
  4. Click Submit.

Advanced DNS Administrator

  1. Select Advanced DNS Administration.
  2. Click Update next to the @ record.
  3. Enter the new IP address.
  4. Click Update.

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