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    • How do I select my default auto-renew setting?

      Setting up default auto-renewals for your domains can ensure you never lose a domain! When auto-renew is set up, our system will take care of the renewal for you 15 days before the domain's expiration date. Choosing this as your default option means that domains added to your account will use this feature. To select auto-renew as your default option, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Domain Defaults" in the drop-down. Click on the "Domain Auto-Renew" link. In the "Auto-Renew Option" section, select "auto-renew" from the drop-down menu. Press the "Save" button to save your changes. You can also select your preferred Auto-Renewal Payment method on this page.

    • Where do I enter my .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА Whois Type?

      To set up your .MOSCOW and/or .МОСКВА domain's Whois type, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Click “My Domains”, then “TLD Settings” from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "MOSCOW/МОСКВА Settings" and enter in your .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА Whois type information here. There are different Whois type entry requirements depending on whether you are a legal entity or an individual. Find out more about what you need to enter for your .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА Whois type.

    • How do I set multiple IP addresses per registered name server?

      To set multiple IP addresses for a registered name server, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Name Servers" in the drop-down. Click on the name server you want to edit (should be a link). Enter the additional IP addresses for the name server in the text box, 1 per text box. Press the "Submit" button to save your changes. NOTE: You can submit either an IPv4 or IPv6 IP address. However, the .WS central registry does not support IPv6 addresses.

    • How do I set up my default name server settings?

      Default name servers will automatically set new domain registrations to the name servers of your choosing. To set your default name server settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Domain Defaults" in the drop-down. Select the "Name Servers" option. In the "DNS Setting" section, select "Name Servers" from the drop-down menu. Enter in the default name server settings you wish to set for any future domains you register with us. Press the "Submit" button to save your entry. Now any new domains registrations will be set to your default name server settings. NOTE: Any domains transferred to us keep their current name servers as they enter your account and will not be affected by these settings. Learn how to set name servers for your domain. Looking to set multiple domains already in your account to a certain name server setting? We've got the perfect solution and they're called smart folders: How do I create a smart domain folder? How do I move domains in and out of my smart folder? How do I set or change the default name server setting of my smart domain folder?

    • What is the .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА Whois Type?

      The central registry for .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА require additional information when registering a domain. You must enter the following information in the .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА Domain Settings section. If you are a legal entity, you must enter the following information: Full name of a legal entity including an indication to its form of incorporation according to its registration documents; taxpayer identification number (for RF residents) or similar identifier (for non-RF residents); address of a legal entity according to its registration documents; Principal State Registration Number (OGRN) for RF residents, if Registrant intends to use the domain name with a website to be registered as an electronic mass media outlet. If you are an individual, you must enter the following information: Full name, including first, middle, and last names, unless otherwise specified by the personal law or national custom; date of birth; document details, which prove the Registrant's identity, including series, number, date of issue of the document, and the name of the issuing authority; official address.

    • Are there limits to email forwarding?

      Yes, there are a couple of different limits to our email forwarding: You can specify up to 10 domain emails to be forwarded. We will forward up to 500 emails per day for your domain name. Any emails above that limit will not be accepted by our email forwarding server. The email will either bounce or be delayed until you are under your 500 email limit again. You cannot respond using your domain email address as this is only a forwarding service, meaning you can only receive emails to your domain email address. You can only use our email forwarding if you are using our name servers. If you are using someone else's name servers, you will need to set up your email forwarding settings on those name servers. Want access to unlimited email addresses for your domain without any limits? Check out our Email Hosting or Website Builder Business Plan.

    • How do I set up domain forwarding?

      To set up domain forwarding, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to your domain name(s) and click on the "Bulk Action" button. Choose "DNS Settings" from the "Bulk Action" list. On the DNS page, select the "Forwarding" setting from the top drop-down menu. Enter the URL of the page you wish to forward to, following the format of the example given. Press the "Forward Domain" button to save your changes. Please be aware that it might take some time for your name server changes to propagate.

    • How do I set or change the default name server setting of a smart domain folder?

      To set or change your default name server settings for a smart folder, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Folders" in the drop-down. Click on the blue link under the "DNS" column. After the page loads, you should see a place to enter you name servers (This will look the same as the name server settings when you set name servers for individual domains). You can choose to enter name servers, set your domains to parking, forwarding, or stealth forwarding, set your domain to Dynadot Email Hosting, specify DNS records, or set up email forwarding. Choose your name server settings and save them. Saving the name servers for your folder will not affect the domains in the folder unless you choose to "Save and Apply to All Domains". How do I create a smart folder? How do I move domains in and out of smart folders?

    • I do not want to lose my domains. What is the best way to keep domains from expiring?

      Ensuring you do not lose your domains is important. Here are a couple of suggestions to help you keep your domains from expiring: Keep your email address up to date: This is where we will send those domain expiration notices as well as other important account information. Domain expiration notices are sent out starting 60 days before the expiration date. You can also set a renewal email, so you can receive notices at two emails to make sure you don't miss them! Use our domain auto-renewal service: Once you set up auto-renew for your domain, our system will automatically renew the domain for you 15 days before the expiration date. Just make sure you have an up-to-date payment method selected. Register your domain for up to 10 years: Many of our top-level domains (TLDs) allow you to register your domain name for up to 10 years. You can take advantage of this to ensure that your domain will not expire any time soon. Just remember to renew at the end of 10 years (or well before)! Find out how many years you can register your domain. Domain already expired? Don't worry you may have a renewal grace period that will allow you to keep your domain.

    • How do I set up DNS for my domain?

      To set up DNS for your domain, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to your domain name(s) and click on the "Bulk Action" button. Choose "DNS Settings" from the "Bulk Action" list. On the DNS page, select the "Dynadot DNS" setting from the top drop-down menu. Choose the "Record Type" you want to use from the drop-down menu, then enter in the IP Address or Target Host of your web server in the first text box (NOTE: You must enter BOTH a record for the root domain, which is the "Domain Record (required)" section and a 'www' subdomain record). If you have an Email Server or MX Record available for your domain email, enter in the hostname and the distance (otherwise known as priority) in the subsequent text boxes. You can also specify subdomain A records, CNAME records, SRV records, and TXT records. Press the "Save DNS" button to save your changes. Please be aware that it might take some time for your name server changes to propagate.

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