DNS Tutorials

Adding a domain you own to your DigitalOcean account lets you manage the domain’s DNS records with the control panel and API. Domains you manage on DigitalOcean also integrate with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and Spaces to streamline automatic SSL certificate management.


Retrieve DNS information from the command line and validate record changes for hostnames without having to account for propagation times.
Instructions on how to set up DNS records with various registrars.
In this community tutorial, you will use Certbot to obtain a free SSL certificate for Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 and set up your certificate to renew automatically.
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In this community tutorial, you will set up Apache virtual hosts on an Ubuntu 16.04 server and learn how to serve different content to different visitors depending on which domains they are requesting.
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In this community tutorial, you will install and configure OpenVPN and Pi-hole to act as your own private, network-wide, DNS-based, ad-blocking filter for all of the devices connected to your network.
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