Adding Fastmail nameservers to Enom

Setting your nameservers to work with Fastmail is an easy way to make sure your domain has all the correct DNS entries and your mail will work correctly.

This is the best option if you do not have a website for your domain hosted with another service, or you would like to host both your mail and a website with Fastmail.

We provide a control panel for full customization of your DNS records should you need it. Our nameservers are fast, reliable, and secure. Our web interface for managing DNS is simple, but still powerful enough to allow any number of records of any type.

There's just two simple steps to set up your domain:

  1. Add your domain to Fastmail
  2. Edit your nameservers in Enom.

Optional configuration


1. Add your domain

We have a setup guide to help you get your domain working as quickly and easily as possible.

After you have purchased your domain from Enom, log in to Fastmail and go to the Settings → Domains screen.

Add your domain(s) (e.g. Using the Add Domain button brings up the new domain screen. Type your domain into the text box.

If your domain has been purchased from Enom, we will display this on the next screen. You can also choose Enom from our list of supported registrars.

Follow the wizard to add your email addresses to Fastmail. To have the wizard provide you with steps to update your nameserver records by default, choose No when you are asked if you have a website.

Please note: If you are on a legacy plan, the domain setup wizard can only set up email addresses, not users. You will need to add users manually in order to create additional user accounts at your custom domain.


2. Edit your nameservers at Enom

Note: We recommend making these changes at a time that you do not expect much traffic for your website or mail.

  1. Log in to your account at Enom.

  2. Click the Domains tab, then select My Domains from the dropdown.
  3. Click the domain you would like to use with Fastmail.

  4. Click DNS Server Settings:

    • DNS server settings at Enom
  5. Next Use our Name Servers?, select Custom:

    • The blank Enom nameserver fields
  6. Add two nameservers for your domain. You want to make sure there are only two values, and that the two values are:
  7. Click Save.

When you are finished, your nameservers should look like this:

Fastmail's nameservers added to the Enom interface

To check that the settings have been updated correctly, log in to your Fastmail account and go to the Settings → Domains screen. Click Recheck DNS. Your domain should now say Active. Nameservers set.

For advanced domain options when using Fastmail's nameserver records, please see our page here.

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