Gather the information you need to create Office 365 DNS records

If you closed Office 365, and you’re working on creating the DNS records you need at your DNS hosting provider, here’s how to find out which DNS records you need, and what to put in each record:

  1. If you’re not yet signed in to Office 365, sign in to Office 365.
  2. Find the values for the DNS records:

ShowFind the values in Office 365 Enterprise or Office 365 Midsize Business

  1. In the header, go to Admin > Office 365 > Domains.

Domains tab in Office 365 admin center.

  1. Select a domain, and then choose Manage DNS.

View DNS settings.

  1. On the Domain settings page, under DNS Records, choose View DNS records to expand the section.

View DNS records.

  1. Keep the Domain settings page with the View DNS records section expanded, or print it to have the information ready when you create the DNS records at your DNS hosting provider.

ShowFind the values in Office 365 Small Business

  1. In Office 365, under Domains, choose Manage domains for your website and email.

Small business manage your domains.

  1. Select a domain, and then choose Manage DNS.

Manage DNS.

  1. On the Domain settings page, under DNS Records, click View DNS records to expand the section.

 Tip    If you chose to have Office 365 manage DNS records for you, you won’t see the View DNS records option. Instead, you’ll see DNS records created automatically by Office 365.

View DNS records.

  1. Keep the Domain settings page with the View DNS records section expanded, or print it to have the information ready when you create the DNS records at your DNS hosting provider.
  1. When you have this information, go to Create DNS records for Office 365, and then click the link for your DNS hosting provider.
  2. Follow the steps for creating the required DNS records.

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Applies to:
Office 365 Enterprise admin, Office 365 Midsize Business admin, Office 365 Small Business admin