This article provides the steps needed to update your server's PTR/rDNS records if you are using a DigitalOcean droplet.
You will need to update your droplet's name in the DigialOcean control panel via these steps:
- Log in to the Digital Ocean Control Panel.
- Go to Droplets --> Select the droplet to rename.
- On the droplet detail window, select the name of your droplet.
- Go to the Settings Tab --> Change the name in the entry field and select the checkmark.
Generally, we recommend setting your PTR/rDNS record to match your server's hostname. More information on changing your server's hostname can be found here: