How to add Dreamhost NameServers to Godaddy

by Elaine on February 18, 2012

This is a tutorial on how to add Dreamhost nameservers to your Domain Name Registrar – Godaddy.

1.  Access your Domain Management in Domain Registrar

Godaddy - Click on Domain Management Godaddy – Click on Domain Management
  • Login to Godaddy Admin
  • Click on ‘Domain’, ‘Domain Management’
  • Click on your domain name you are adding to Dreamhost

2.  Change NameServers for Domain Name in Domain Registrar

  • Scroll down and you will see a section ‘Name Servers’
  • Click on ‘Set NameServers
Godaddy - Click on 'Set NameServers' 5.  Godaddy – Click on ‘Set NameServers’
  • Under Set Name Servers, set the following values (from completing Step 3)
    • Nameserver 1: = NS1.Dreamhost.COM
    • Nameserver 2: = NS2.DREAMHOST.COM
    • Nameserver 3: = NS3.DREAMHOST.COM
  • Click on ‘OK’
Godaddy - Set Nameservers 5.  Godaddy – Set Nameservers
Now you will get a success message that says:
Your changes have been submitted.
These changes usually take 2 hours.  However, it may take up to 48 hours for here change to take effect.  These time frames are estimates and not guaranteed.
Godaddy - Successfully Changed Nameservers 5.  Godaddy – Successfully Changed Nameservers
And you are done.  That’s it.  After a few hours you can go into Dreamhost and start creating your website.
Click here for more information about Dreamhost Webhosting Service.
Click here for more information about Godaddy Domain Name Registrar.


Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and Wordpress tips. Elaine has been blogging and publishing content for 2 years but has over 10 years experience in creating websites with Joomla and Wordpress. When she is not online, she is either Marathon and Ironman training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: CmsMind, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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