How to add or edit DNS records for a domain in Plesk Control Panel?

This article will guide you on how to add or edit DNS records for a domain in Plesk Control Panel.

Step: 1

Login to the Plesk Panel:

URL: http://IP-address:8880
Username: admin
Password: As per set by you

Plesk Login Screen

Here, you will be able to see the dashboard. Please select the domain and click on the “DNS Settings” to add/edit the DNS records.

Select DNS Settings of a New Domain

Step: 2

In order to add DNS records, please click on the option “Add Record”, as shown in following image:

Add DNS Record for a Domain

Specify DNS Record Type and Value

Step: 3

To add A record, please refer to below mentioned steps:

Select Record Type: A
Domain Name: Here, put the required name. e.g., www
IP address: Enter appropriate IP address.

Once, all details are added, click on “OK”.

Add A Record for a Domain

To add, MX record, please refer to below mentioned steps:

Select Record Type: MX
Mail Domain: Leave Blank
Mail exchange server: Here, put the appropriate domain name. e.g. mail.AccuTest.com
Specify priority of mail exchange server: Here, put appropriate priority e.g. 10

Once all details are added, click on “OK.

Add MX Record for a Domain

Step: 4

Now, you will need to update the DNS records to save the changes. Please refer to below screen captures:

Select Update Option to Save DNS Record Changes

DNS Changes Updated

Edit DNS Records of a Domain:

In order to edit a DNS record, you just need to click on the particular record as shown in below image:

Edit DNS Record of a Domain

Now, you can make required changes in the DNS record and save them.
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