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

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

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

Round Robin

Load balancing / Round Robin configuration allows you to distribute your server load evenly among multiple servers. You would create multiple A records with the same name but with different associated IP’s. For example, assume two different A records, example.com … Continued

ANAME Records

ANAME records are alias records that allow you to map the apex (root record) or any other record within your domain to a target host name. Creating an ANAME record is as simple as creating a CNAME record and only … Continued

Office 365 Setup

The steps to configure DNS Made Easy with Office 365 are as follows: If you’ve closed Office 365, start by gathering the information you need to create the DNS records required for your domain. There is a reference article that … Continued

What is an ANAME Record?

An ANAME record is like a CNAME record but at the root level. ANAME records are most commonly used for CDN (Content Delivery Network) implementations at the root of a domain. When you create an ANAME record, you will point the … Continued

Get Started

New to DNS Made Easy? Please follow this step by step guide to get set up. Step 1: Get your free month of service Please go to https://dnsmadeeasy.com and click on Start Free Trial. From the free trial page, select Start Your … Continued