How to update DNS name servers for domains registered with Yahoo!

Domain names/DNS > Name server update instructions
This article covers the steps necessary to change the name server records for domain names registered with Yahoo!. This information should be used when updating your domain name to point to your account at The information was gathered from the Yahoo! web site FAQs.

Note: Yahoo! is a reseller for the domain registrar, Melbourne IT.
  • Go to:
  • You will see modules for each of your domain names on the "Manage My Services" page
  • Select the "Domain Control Panel" link that corresponds to the domain whose record you wish to edit
  • Click the "Manage Advanced DNS Settings" link on your Domain Control Panel
  • Click the "Change Name Servers" button
  • Replace the primary and secondary name server host names with:
  • Both name servers are required
  • Click the "Submit" button
  • You will return to the "Advanced DNS Settings" page, and your new name server will appear in the name servers list.
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 during this time. Until propagation is complete, requests to your domain name will point to your previous host.

If you need to contact Yahoo! Small Business you can call 1-866-849-8258 or you can submit your question via this form.

Please note that the procedures for making changes at Yahoo! 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