TXT Record

TXT records hold free form text of any type. TXT records historically have also been used to contain human readable information about a server, network, data center, and other accounting information. A fully qualified domain name may have many TXT … Continued

What is a TTL?

A TTL, or Time to Live, is a setting in every DNS record that dictates how long the record will be cached by resolving nameservers, browsers, etc.  Resolving name servers are the middlemen of the DNS exchange. When you enter a … Continued

Wildcard Record

Wildcard Records give you the ability to map all (or a section) of the records in your domain to one IP. Wildcard records can be A, CNAME, or HTTP Redirection Records. Any record not previously defined in your domain name … Continued

A Record

What are A (Address) Records? A records map a FQDN (fully qualified domain name) to an IP address and are the most often used record type in any DNS configuration. A records can be configured in a domain for a … Continued

Delete A Domain

Step 1: Select Managed DNS Step 2: Select a domain Select a domain to delete from the either the “Recently Updated Domains” box, or start typing the domain name in the textbox on the “Select Domain” tab. Step 3: Click … Continued

MX Record

What is an MX Record? MX, or Mail Exchange, records are used by mail servers to determine where to deliver email. MX records must be used in conjunction with A records. The A record will point to the mail server(s). … Continued

CNAME Record

These are usually referred to as alias records since they usually map an alias to its canonical name. The name server does handle these queries differently from an A record. When a name server looks up a name and finds … Continued

Configure DNS Failover with a Template

Using DNS Failover with a template allows you to use a single failover record for multiple domains that share the same configuration. This is accomplished by setting up a template with a record set for the domains and setting up … Continued

SPF Record

SPF records are used by mail exchanges to verify which hosts are allowed to send mail for that domain. It is used to validate a sender’s identity and can help mitigate spam. SPF records are configured using a TXT record. … Continued