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Set Up a Glue Record

Find out how to set up a Glue Record so that you can use name server addresses that are subdomains of the domain.

A Glue Record is an IP address that is "glued" to a specific domain or subdomain in the registry. Setting up a Glue Record in the 1&1 Control Panel is easy and may have already happened without you even knowing it. Any time a subdomain is created with "ns" at the beginning, a glue record is automatically created for this subdomain.
Refer to the following steps to find out how to create a Glue Record.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
From the Domains panel, click on Manage Domains.
Domains > Manage Domains
Domains > Manage Domains

Step 3
Click the arrow icon next to the domain in question to open a domain options menu Domain overview
Domain overview
Step 4
Enter a subdomain that starts with "ns" such as ns1, ns2, etc. in the corresponding text box. When finished, click Create Subdomain.
Please note:
You must have at least two name server addresses. Repeat this process to create another subdomain that starts with "ns" such as ns2.
Create subdomain menu
Create subdomain menu
Please note:
The subdomain should be set up within the next 15 minutes. The Glue Record will be applied to the subdomain since it starts with "ns". All changes, though live on the 1&1 Server within minutes, may take up to 1 hour to be fully updated and recognised by all servers/computers on the Internet.
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