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Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Hi,

 

I bought a Domain i wanted to use as my ip address i want people to use to join. I have an A record set up on the domain i want people to use.

Host: Minecraft

Points to: The ip address my server owns

TTL is 1 hour

 

Im aware people are suppose to use: Domain:Port but i feel like im doing something wrong? Posts that i read confuse me a little.  So im hoping someone will dumb it out of what my DNS for my domain is suppose to have and how long i need to wait for it to update!

 

Thanks.

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Super User III Super User III
Super User III

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

I found this article on pointing a domain registered at Go Daddy to a Minecraft server.

https://clients.mcprohosting.com/knowledgebase/58/How-to-Connect-a-Domain---GoDaddy.html

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Not sure if this is right but i followed the instructions dispite not hosting from mcprohosting dont think that matters?

 

Does this look right?:

 

 Type NameValueTTL 
SRV_minecraft._tcp.@0 0 29601 mc1/2 Hour
Super User III Super User III
Super User III

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

That was the most concise article I found, but it did not seem this was host specific.

 

Make sure the sub-domain is different for the A (Host) and SRV (Name) records, you would access it with the SRV record.

 

For the target on the SRV record use the sub-domain created with the A record, on the target side spell it out (subdomain.domain.com instead of just subdomain).

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Yeah i noticed a value wasint actually inputting and renaming itself to @ or 0. I may have figured it out but again does this look right?:

 

Type               Name                               Value                                        TTL                 Actions

A                        minecraft       37.187.146.16       1 Hour       Edit
SRV        _minecraft._tcp.mc       0 0 29601 mc.storytime-mcrr.com       1/2 Hour

 

How long doe this take to update before i see it take effect if i done it right ?

Super User III Super User III
Super User III

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

DNS propagation usually happens within an hour or two but it can take up to 48 hours.

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Still doesint seem to be working and i game it time. Gonna asume i use mc."domain-name.com":29601, and iv tryed other combinations.

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Any thoughts?

Re: Make My domain the IP address for a Minecraft Server

Here's a guide that explains how to point your domain to a Minecraft server with GoDaddy: https://shockbyte.com/billing/knowledgebase/60/Creating-a-Custom-Server-IP-with-GoDaddy.html

 

This guide also includes a video and screenshots - very easy to follow!