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Delete custom hostnames

Existing hostnames you're no longer using can be deleted from the DNS zone file of domains registered with GoDaddy. Hostnames are always assigned to an IP address and the maximum number of hostnames a domain can have is determined by the registry of the domain extension.

Note: You can't delete any hostnames currently in use as nameservers on another domain. Be cautious and verify your settings before deleting hostnames.
  1. Sign in to your GoDaddy Domain Portfolio. (Need help logging in? Find your username or password.)
  2. Select Screenshot showing the three-dot icon to select domain edit options Domain Edit Options next to your domain and then select Edit DNS. You may need to scroll down to see Edit DNS.
    screenshot showing the option for edit dns
  3. Select Hostnames above your DNS records zone file.
    Screenshot of the Hostnames button highlighted with a red rectangle
  4. Select screenshot of the icon for editing a dns record Delete next to the hostname you need to delete.
    • You can't delete hostnames that are currently in use as a nameserver on another domain. You'll need to change the nameservers first, then delete the hostname.
  5. Confirm deletion by selecting Delete again.

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