Basic domain management using the Client area

Last modified: Sunday July 17th, 2022


This article describes how to use the Beehosting client area to do basic domain management tasks, such as changing the domain’s name servers and setting the registrar lock.

!The information in this article only applies to domains purchased directly from Beehosting. If you purchased a domain from a third-party registrar, check their documentation instead for information about how to manage your domain.

Viewing domain information

To view basic information about your domain, such as payment and registration dates, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Client area.
  2. On the menu bar, click Domains, and then click MY DOMAINS:Basic domain management using the Client area my domains
  3. Click the domain you want to configure.
  4. Information about your domain appears. The Manage sidebar lists management actions you can do for the domain:

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Viewing and changing the name servers for a domain

To change the name servers for a domain, or to just see the current name servers set for a domain, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Client area.
  2. On the menu bar, click Domains, and then click MY DOMAINS:Basic domain management using the Client area my domains
  3. Click the domain you want to configure.
  4. In the Manage sidebar click Nameservers.                                               Basic domain management using the Client area nameservers 282x300
  5. To use the default name servers, click Use default nameservers.
    To manage DNS settings using the Beehosting Client area, you must use the default name servers.
  6. To use custom name servers, click Use custom nameservers, and then type the name server names in the text boxes.
    If you use custom name servers, you cannot manage DNS settings using the Beehosting Client area.
  7. Click Change Nameservers.
    DNS changes can take up to 24 hours to fully propagate.

Setting the registrar lock for a domain

For security reasons, you should keep your domain locked to prevent unauthorized transfers. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Client area.
  2. On the menu bar, click Domains, and then click MY DOMAINSBasic domain management using the Client area my domains
  3. Click the domain you want to configure.
  4. In the Manage sidebar click Registrar Lock.                                                        Basic domain management using the Client area registrar lock 283x300
  5. The current registrar lock status appears:
    • If the Registrar Lock status is off, turn it on.
    • Although it is not recommended, you can off the lock.

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