How to configure reverse DNS on your VPS

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Learn to configure reverse DNS on your VPS

In this article, you will learn how to configure reverse DNS on your Cloud VPS/Managed Cloud VPS. Reverse DNS is technically the opposite of forward DNS where Reverse DNS returns the hostname of an IP address. Forward DNS returns the IP address of a hostname. Reverse DNS is mostly used in email servers as a security measure. It does that by verifying the sending server is not a spammer.

Prerequisites

Step 1: Log in to your client area

Log in to your client area via https://my.snel.com/clientarea/.

clientarea login

Step 2: Select your VPS / Managed VPS

Select your desired VPS from the Dashboard.

Cloudvps select

Step 3: Configure rDNS

Select More then click Reverse DNS.

VPS reverse DNS

Here you can assign the IP address to the reverse DNS. Once you have done that, click Update Reverse DNS.

VPS update reverse dns

Conclusion

Congratulations! You have now configured reverse DNS for your VPS/Managed VPS in the client area.

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