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Add a DS record

You can can manually add DS records to domains in your account that are registered with GoDaddy and are not using GoDaddy nameservers. If your domain is registered somewhere else, you'll need to input the DS records we provide you at your domain registrar.

  1. Sign in to your GoDaddy Domain Portfolio. (Need help logging in? Find your username or password.)
  2. Select Screenshot showing the three-dot icon to select domain edit options Domain Edit Options next to your domain and then select Edit DNS. You may need to scroll down to see Edit DNS.
    screenshot showing the option for edit dns
  3. Select DNSSEC above your DNS records zone file.
    screenshot of the DNSSEC button highlighted with a red rectangle
  4. Select Add DS Record.
    • If your domain is using GoDaddy nameservers but is not registered with GoDaddy, select Show DS Records, then select screenshot of the copy icon for copying dns recordsCopy DS record to copy the record to your clipboard. You'll need to enter the DS records at your domain registrar.
  5. Enter the details for your new DS record:
    • Key Tag: A number between 1 and 65536 that quickly identifies this DS record.
    • Algorithm: An identifier of the cryptographic algorithm that generates the signature. Choose an option from the menu.
    • Digest Type: This determines the algorithm type that constructs the digest. Choose 1 or 2 from the menu.
    • Digest: The digest is an alpha-numeric value that specifies a cryptographic hash value of the referenced DNSKEY Record.
  6. Select Save to add your DS record.

Most DNS updates take effect within an hour but could take up to 48 hours to update globally.

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