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Custom Nameservers

What is a custom nameserver?


A custom nameserver is basically an alias for your actual nameservers. They’re often used by resellers to hide the fact that they’re reselling from customers. They can create a custom nameserver with their domain or business name instead of the parent company they’re reselling from.

If your domain is registered with Hostwinds we can help you setup custom nameservers. Please open a ticket with the following information:


Title/Subject: Custom Nameservers


nsx.domainyouwant.tld (ie

nsx.domainyouwant.tld (ie


The nameserver in parenthesis should be the nameserver you’re currently using and want changed.

If your domain is registered elsewhere, you’ll need to check with their support about setting up custom nameservers.