How to setup your domain name without using 000webhost name server?


Each server has 32 IPs in order to mitigate DDOS attacks (you can use any of these 32 IPs excecpt the main IP). So if DDOS attack strikes we only nullroute 1, attacked, IP and only ~3% of websites goes down instead of whole server.


waaw it’s very reasonable,
as a free hosting this host still think what that maybe not thinked in other people,
it’s very good strategy!!


You have a same IP as my domain account. Here it is :
domain name :
IP Address :
Server :

hmm… where I should put that IP? in the DNS value? :slight_smile:


you put that IP when you define A record at your dns provider.


ok i added 1 to the a record thanks i am waiting to see if it works


I have a website at

but would like to use the free domain service at and have registered ,


When setting up the domain, I have tried the nameservers listed on my Cpanel, , and Waited 48 hours, clear cache, and refresh. Also have tried changng the “A” record on my Co.Cc account to my IP listed under Cpanel on 000webhost for me to point to the site : “You can also point your domain (“A” DNS record) to IP” and also tried adding the 1 to it to make it …even tried a few various +1’s from that…214…215…216 to see if that worked. Everything I do only brings me to “” when I go to

I searched the FAQ here at the forum and at Co.Cc,read through and tried all that I have found from this thread and some others… Googled the stuffin’s out of the problem, and as a last resort am asking for someone to point out what I have missed, From what I have read, I understand that I “CAN” use a domain to point to my free 000webhost site, can’t I?

Thanks in advance for ANY thoughts on this.

Where can I get the IP (for DNS A) and the name of my server?

yes you can. you just point the to ns01 and add the domain to either parked domains or another addon domain and wait.


add the domain to either parked domains or another addon domain

Everything you said, makes perfect sense, except for my confusion on the quoted text. Please explain… as I thought that was what was, until setup, “a parked domain” !?!

AHH, As I ventured back into Cpanel, and reflected what you mentioned, I now understand. THANKS! We’ll see if it works!


you would have to park this domain. it’s an option in your control panel.


Yep it works great, sometimes when things are right in front of you, they have to be pointed out…lol Thanks again!


I tried the same as you mentioned, I created an A record pointing to my server ip + 1.
Below are my details:
Domain: riageeks . com
Server Name
IP Address

Any help !!


I’m not quite sure were you are coming from . You must use the 00webhost name severs
or any changes made shall not be seen .


What about the reply from @chanh. I have my domain from godaddy and it has all the google apps running. Now, I want to use 000webhost to host my site. I thought introducing an A Name with ‘@’ and pointing it to the server address should work. Any other recommendation to do the same.


Check your nameservers and dns settings they may be the problem .


My IP Address here at 000webhost
In Godaddy, I define A record point to my subdomain here at 000webhost and as you see it works just fine.

You need to turn on total dns control at Godaddy


Thank you for your reply. I want to have it for the home page. i.e. and should point to my index/default page. I think to achieve this, I have to define an A Name. am I correct ?


I never try with the main domain but www is a form of sub-domain so it should work. Just define the A-Record. CNAME is for when you use 000webhost name server.


I guess thats correct :smiley:


How do you found the working ip ?


In your cpanel, under account information it will show your IP and add 1 to it.
Please see my FAQ guide in my signature on this specific issue.

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