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I'm confused over connecting a .tv domain to my SquareSpace account. 

The domain is hosted at the registrar eNom. 

But the domain currently has a website active at another hosting company. 

So there are two Name Servers at eNom that point back to the other hosting company. At that hosting company there are tons of options under the DNS & NAMESERVERS option. This hosting company where the website currently resides also has several email addresses with the domain. I hope to move everything from that hosting company with the website on SquareSpace and the emails elsewhere. 

So the question is what/where to start changing DNS records. It seems like I should do it on eNom and I've looked at the SquareSpace Host Records settings but they differ a bit. 

Any advice on what to do here is appreciated. 

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On 3/24/2022 at 10:28 PM, ScottS said:

I do wish Squarespace replied to these threads.

I'm confused over connecting a .tv domain to my SquareSpace account. The domain is hosted at the registrar eNom.

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Thanks Paul for the reply. I have contacted support but haven't heard anything back. I have gone through the eNom guide but the eNom setup seems to have changed a bit since it was made so a few things don't match up. So kind of to my original post as those things still apply:

The domain is hosted at the registrar eNom. 

But the domain currently has a website active at another hosting company. 

So there are two Name Servers at eNom that point back to the other hosting company. At that hosting company there are tons of options under the DNS & NAMESERVERS option. This hosting company where the website currently resides also has several email addresses with the domain. I hope to move everything from that hosting company with the website on SquareSpace and the emails elsewhere. 

So the question is what/where to start changing DNS records. It seems like I should do it on eNom and I've looked at the SquareSpace Host Records settings but they differ a bit. 

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What is the domain name?

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scottsimmons.tv

I did finally get a Squarespace support reply. The answer is pretty much just follow our directions and if it doesn't work reach out to eNom support so trying to figure out next steps since I have my SS site done and paid for.

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The first step will be to logon to Enom, go to "DNS server settings" and then set "Use our name servers?" to "Our nameservers". Once you are using Enom's name servers (and the change has taken effect) you'll then be able to edit the records (currently shown below) to match the details that Squarespace provide.

 
Name TTL Class Type Priority Data
scottsimmons.tv. 3600 IN SOA   ns1.fatcow.com. dnsadmin.fatcow.com. 2009040961 10800 3600 604800 86400
scottsimmons.tv. 3600 IN NS   ns2.fatcow.com.
scottsimmons.tv. 3600 IN NS   ns1.fatcow.com.
scottsimmons.tv. 300 IN A   65.254.227.240
scottsimmons.tv. 3600 IN TXT   "v=spf1 ip4:38.113.1.0/24 ip4:38.113.20.0/24 ip4:65.254.224.0/19 ?all"
scottsimmons.tv. 3600 IN MX 30 mx.scottsimmons.tv.

 

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