hello everyone this is kevin from MC pro hosting and today we're going to go over how to connect to domain on Namecheap to your server setting up a domain with your server allows players to be able to connect to your server using that domain address before we begin with this tutorial check to see if your server is utilizing a dedicated IP a dedicated IP is an IP address ending in two five five six five a dedicated IP is not necessary for setting up your domain to that IP address however without a dedicated IP there is one extra step to setting up your domain which we will go over in this tutorial you also need to ensure that you have purchased an own and Namecheap domain for this tutorial a link to Namecheap can be found in the description below once you have purchased an own a name cheap domain begin by going onto the Namecheap website if you're not already signed in to Namecheap click sign in at the top of the website and sign into your name cheap account once you're signed in you'll be brought to your name chief dashboard on that dashboard you'll be able to see the domains you currently own next to your domain click manage at the top of that next page click advanced DNS you can now begin with setting up your domain to work with your servers IP address do you begin click add new record for that record select a record in the host field for that a record set that to the sub domain you wish to use with your domain the @ symbol would simply allow players to connect to your server using that exact domain whereas using server as an example would make it so players would connect to your domain using server your domain comm for this tutorial we will be setting the host field to server next in the IP address field type your servers IP address without the port finally click the green check mark to save that record if you are using a dedicated IP with the port 2 5 5 6 5 your domain is now fully setup and should begin working within the next 24 to 48 hours if you're not using a dedicated IP we will need to continue with creating another Kurt click add new record once again and this time choose SRV record for the SRV record in the service field input underscore minecraft for the protocol field depending on what you set the host field to in your a record this will determine what you need to set the protocol to if you simply use the add symbol you would simply put underscore tcp if you use server in the a record as an example then you would need to put underscore tcp dot server for the priority in wait fields you can set these to zero in the port field set that to your servers port in the target field set that to be a combination of your subdomains setup in the host field for your a record and the domain in this case since we set the host field to server for this example the target field would be set to server your domain comm finally click the green check mark next to that record to set that record you have now successfully setup your name cheap domain to your server once again it can take up to 24 to 48 hours for your domain to be completely active due to DNS propagation if you have any specific questions or issues regarding your name cheap domain in the description below we will include a link to Namecheap support center for further assistance have any questions or comments please leave them in the comment section below you can find the knowledgebase article used for this tutorial in the description below you can add a name cheap domain to your own MC promising game server by using promotional code youtube for 15% off the purchase of any game server with MC pro hosting thank you for watching and have a fantastic day .
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🎬 In today’s video you will learn how to connect a domain from the website NameCheap to a Minecraft server. This would allow you to use your domain or a subdomain of your domain to connect to your server!
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