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My mate has a domain he bought through - at some point he changed the name server. Now we need to get the dns back under the control of He doesn't remember doing this so he can't help me at all.

How can I get it changed back?

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closed as off topic by EEAA, Chris S, Shane Madden, Wesley, Chopper3 Aug 8 '11 at 18:38

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How about calling GoDaddy support? – EEAA Aug 8 '11 at 17:18
i prefer making my questions more public - the company is more likely to fix the issues if people do that. calling them keeps me nice and hidden away, just where they want complaints – cvista Aug 8 '11 at 17:22
This isn't a complaint forum – Nixphoe Aug 8 '11 at 17:23
So you think someone at GoDaddy is monitoring this web site and is going to initiate a support request on your behalf, based on your question here? – joeqwerty Aug 8 '11 at 17:33
@cvista - You're kind of right, this is a Q&A site. It's for professional systems administrators to ask detailed questions about issues with their environments. Any professional administrator having an issue with a specific vendor's practices or policy would be going through that vendor, not coming to a completely unrelated site to air grievances. – MDMarra Aug 8 '11 at 17:46
  1. Login to the GoDaddy account.
  2. Hover over Domains, and select Domain Management
  3. Choose the domain from the list provided by clicking on the domain name
  4. You should now be in Domain Details - click "Set Nameservers" under the Nameservers section (which is under Domain Information)

From there you can choose to park or if you have a hosting account you can choose that in this pop-up as well. If you want GD to take over the DNS hosting you do not have to specific any of their nameservers. Choose one of the above mentioned only.

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In the GoDaddy console he will be able to change the DNS back to hosted by GoDaddy. Them update the A records accordingly. Its all done thru the GoDaddy console.

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but i can't find amnywhere what to put in those? what are godaddy's name servers? – cvista Aug 8 '11 at 17:21
My Products section, select Domain Manager then Set Nameservers. – Alan Aug 8 '11 at 17:25
it doesn't say anywhere there what the frikin name servers are!! i have been all over that page. like a rash. – cvista Aug 8 '11 at 17:25
"I have a hosting account with these domains " – Alan Aug 8 '11 at 17:26 – Alan Aug 8 '11 at 17:27

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