How to update DNS name servers for domains registered with OpenSRS/Tucows

Domain names/DNS > Name server update instructions
This article covers the steps necessary to change the name server records for domain names registered with OpenSRS/Tucows. This information should be used when updating your domain name to point to your account at The information was gathered from the OpenSRS/Tucows web site FAQs.
  • Go to
  • Enter your domain name, username and password
  • Click on the "Manage Name Servers" section and at the bottom of the page
  • Remove your existing name server information and replace it with:
  • Both name servers are required
  • Click Save Configuration
Additional Information

Name server updates typically take 12 to 24 hours, though in some cases the propagation of the change can take up to 72 hours. Site users may report problems accessing your site at Dreamnix.comt during this time. Until propagation is complete, requests to your domain name may point to your previous host.

If do not remember your OpenSRS/Tucows username and password your OpenSRS Reseller can email the login information to the admin contact or owner contact email address on file. If the Admin Contact/Owner Contact email addresses are invalid for any reason, you will have to complete an email contact change via fax. The fax requirements vary depending on your tld type. The web site provides full details on fax requirements and specific forms that you will need send. In general, when the domain is registered to an individual, you will need to fax a photocopy of government issued photo ID (Drivers License, Passport etc). Be sure to include the signature side, the domain name, and the new admin contact email address.

Please note that the procedures for making changes at are subject to change. If you find that any part of this article is inaccurate, please let our technical support department know so that we can update this article,thanks.