Updating my domain (on GoDaddy) to NOT point to my site

Updating my domain (on GoDaddy) to NOT point to my site

I guess I have two options, point it to a broken IP address, at which point GoDaddy will display a "URL not found" type of error.

Another is to point at their default "Coming Soon" website.

I think I prefer the broken URL option.

How do I make my domain to point to nothing?

Thanks
curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAsked:
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
delete record from GoDaddy DNS panel

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nociSoftware EngineerCommented:
pointing to any random address is hard, you can use a well known address in stead that work on every system:

127.0.0.1  (any system trying the host name will point to itself...)

Be aware that if you site is later meant to be found it might have a bad reputation in search engines.
Deleteing the name from the DNS at GoDaddy might be a better option.
Prabhin MPDevOps EngineerCommented:
I suggest you to go with mahesh option ,
remove the  A record (@ record)
which makes your browser not to go to the website
masnrockCommented:
Deleting would be best option as mentioned. Only other option that makes sense is pointing to a known place that you have control over. But if you go through all of that you might as well use their coming soon page.
curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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