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I have a domain (myDomain.com) that I use on my WHM account. I point my individual domain's to its name servers.


I don't use myDomain.com at all and it's name isn't that catchy so I thought it would be wiser to let it go and use my own personal domain (myPersonalDomain.com) as the origin name server for all my domains.

How can I make this transition seamless?

I was thinking maybe I could take these steps:

  1. Add two A records as ns1.myPersonalDomain.com, ns2.myPersonalDomain.com and point them to the WHM server IP's.
  2. Update all my domains at the registrar control panel to work with the new Domain Name Servers mentioned in #1
  3. ask my WHM provider to use the new personal domain as the WHM domain.
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Comment by @Daisetsu: That sounds like it would work, but why do you want to even change what the nameserver is called? Unless someone does a nslookup they aren't going to ever see it. –  Ivo Flipse Jun 30 '10 at 6:40
pay less for a domain every year? –  Mohammad Jul 2 '10 at 7:38
@Mohammad are you worried about your old domain myDomain.com redirecting traffic to you new domain myPersonalDomain.com –  Adam Dec 4 '12 at 19:16

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