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

MX Record

What is a MX Record (Mail Exchange Record)? These records is used by mail servers to determine where to deliver email. MX records should only map to A records (not CNAME records). If an MX record is missing for the … 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

How to Setup Reverse DNS

Reverse DNS (rDNS) is the method of resolving an IP address into a domain name, just as the domain name system (DNS) resolves domain names into associated IP addresses. Setting up reverse DNS for your domain can help ensure email … Continued

Configure Backup Mail

DNS Made Easy’s back-up email service provides access to three (3) additional enterprise email server clusters for complete email redundancy. If your mail server cannot be reached, then your email is sent to DNS Made Easy’s Enterprise Back-up email servers. … Continued

Edit Backup Mail

USER ACTION WHAT YOU WILL SEE STEP 1: Select the Mail drop down menu and click on Backup   USER ACTION STEP 2: Select a configuration by highlighting the row.   USER ACTION STEP 3: Delete the configuration   USER … Continued