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gandi.net: A Record Instructions


Editing your A Record points your base domain (e.g. yoursite.com) to your LaunchRock page.

  1. Log in to your account at gandi.net 
  2. Click the Administration tab, and scroll down to the DNS management area. 
  3. Click Manage DNS zone file. 
  4. You will now see a table presenting your zone file, and three links above it: 'simple', 'normal', and 'expert'.  It is actually easier to use the 'expert' interface, so click on that.  
  5. You will see a box called ‘Zone Bind’ 
  6. In the box look for the @record for the domain you want to change. 
  7. Replace the IP address number with
  8. So the final edit will look something like this @ 10800 IN A 
  9. Click Submit

Note: To increase reliability you should create four A records and point each one to a different LaunchRock IP address:


    Congratulations! Your A record is now configured to point to LaunchRock.

    If you have trouble editing your A Records, you can check out the gandi.net tutorial pageOr, view a sample message to use when you contact gandi.net for further assistance at their support page.

    A CNAME record is required for your hosted Landing Page. Create your gandi.net CNAME record.

    Once you've modified your A records, it may take up to 72 hours for changes to update live.