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Allow Zone Transfers from Managed DNS with an ACL

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To use other external name servers in addition to DNS Made Easy name servers configuration of an Access Control List (ACL) is required. In the ACL you must specify the AXFR IP addresses of the external name servers that you will use for zone transfer. The external name servers must support AXFR. You then apply your ACL to your domains to begin zone transfers.

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STEP 1: Click on the Advanced Menu

 

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STEP 2: Select “Transfer ACL (AXFR)” 3

 

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STEP 3: Click on the plus sign (+) to define a new configuration 4

 

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STEP 4: Give the ACL an identifiable name

 

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STEP 5: Define all the AXFR IP addresses for the additional primary name servers you would like DNS Made Easy primary name servers to keep up to date with your current zone information. We will assume there are two additional name servers for the domain example.com with the IP addresses of 208.94.148.4 and 208.80.124.4.

 

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STEP 6: Click “Submit” 4

 

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STEP 7: Now we will apply the new ACL to our example.com domain.

 

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STEP 8: Select the DNS Menu

 

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STEP 9: Select Managed DNS 4

 

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STEP 10: Select a domain from the either the “Recently Updated Domains” box, or start typing the domain name in the textbox on the “Select Domain” tab. 4

 

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STEP 11: Click on the “Settings” tab 4

 

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STEP 12: From the “Zone Transfer (AXFR ACL)” drop down menu, select your ACL. 4

 

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STEP 13: Click Save 4

 

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 Now we locate the DNS Made Easy AXFR Name Server IP address to use for your transfer. Click on the “Name Servers” tab
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STEP 15: The AXFR name server you use for transfer is located under the “AXFR Server (used for zone transfers and NOTIFY)” section of the name server listing. 4