needed help from those using 1and1 hosting

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development (archive)' started by krossfyter, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. krossfyter macrumors 601


    Jan 13, 2002
    secret city
    I am trying to set up my set via dreamweaver using 1and1 as my hosting.
    I have encountered a few basic technical problems.

    I just purcahsed a new domain... over 48 hours ago. It was at godaddy ... they asked me for the namesevers of the host site im using. How does the host know I am using a different domain name then they are giving me? On my control panel i just have the domain numbers they give me you know
    whatver.. shouldnt my new domain name be in there? What else do I need to do?

    Also when im defining my site in dreamweaver it says my FTP login is incorrect.... im using a login that starts with "u" and is followed by a set of numbers.... is this correct? Also what do I put in for the folder part?
    I have asked the 1and1 guys but for some reason they take real long to answer and they dont answer all my inquiries.

  2. mnkeybsness macrumors 68030


    Jun 25, 2001
    Moneyapolis, Minnesota
    i think you need to transfer your domain over to 1and1... i registered my domain with 1and1 because they were cheaper than godaddy, but i believe that you can transfer the domain over

    for ftp, you need to create a new account... the original one just doesn't work and i don't know why.
  3. krossfyter thread starter macrumors 601


    Jan 13, 2002
    secret city
    thanks mnkeybsness. i transferd it over but i still cant hook it up with dreamweaver. it says that the login is incorrect. i have contacted 1and1 about this and i am still waiting for a response.
  4. OmegachiQ macrumors newbie

    Mar 25, 2004
    you don't have to transfer it...

    they should have either sent you an email with the Name Server info - if not you can find it in the control panel under Domains.

    name servers on their system are formatted ns(#), inserting whichever Name Server numbers you have been assigned (they were in the 20's when i signed up!). They may be the same for everyone: NS27.1AND1.COM

    you also have to set up your FTP account in the control panel (under Web Space/Access) - it's not automatic, unfortunately, but it only takes a minute or so.
  5. Kwyjibo macrumors 68040


    Nov 5, 2002
    those are my name servers too, for 1&1....

    to set up dreamweaver's ftp funcitonality you need to mess around with the settings ... i forget which ones exactly but i think you have to enable passive ftp

    that old address is your ftp addy and they give you ftp user names and passwords in the control panel ... good luck

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