DNS Functions

Managing DNS Zones in WHM

Updated: 20 May 2024
WHM Version: 112

Introduction to DNS Zone Manager in WHM

The Domain Name System (DNS) Zone Manager in Web Host Manager (WHM) is a powerful tool that allows you to manage DNS settings for domains on your server. This tutorial will guide you through how to use the DNS Zone Manager in WHM.

Accessing the DNS Zone Manager

To access the DNS Zone Manager, follow these steps:

  1. Login to your WHM account.
  2. On the left-hand side, scroll down to the DNS Functions section.
  3. Click on DNS Zone Manager.

Editing a DNS Record

Once you're in the DNS Zone Manager, you can edit a DNS zone. Here are the steps:

  1. Select the domain you want to edit from the list and click Manage.
  2. You'll see a list of all the DNS records for that domain. Click on "Edit" next to the record you want to change.
  3. Make the necessary changes and click on Save Record.

Remember to Save

Always remember to click Save after making changes to any DNS records.

Adding a New DNS Record

If you want to add a new DNS record, follow these steps:

  1. From the DNS Zone Manager, find the domain you want to add the record to and click Manage.
  2. Click on Add Record.
  3. Enter the record information
  4. Click Save Record

Be Cautious

Be cautious when creating new DNS records, as incorrect settings can prevent a domain from resolving correctly.

Deleting a DNS Record

If you need to delete a DNS record, do the following:

  1. Click Manage for the domain you want to modify
  2. Find the record you want to remove and click Delete next to it
  3. Click Continue to confirm the deletion, or click Cancel to abort.

Be Careful

Be careful when deleting DNS zones, as this action cannot be undone.


With the DNS Zone Manager in WHM, you can effectively manage DNS settings for domains on your server. Always be cautious when making changes, as incorrect settings can result in domains not resolving correctly. Happy DNS managing!

External links

DNS Zone Manager - WHM Documentation