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 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

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, as opposed to resolving a domain name into an associated IP address as you would with a traditional DNS lookup. Reverse DNS lookups are conducted … 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

Select the Mail drop down menu and click on Backup Step 2: Select a configuration by highlighting the row. Step 3: Delete the configuration Step 3: Add a new configuration If your domain uses DNS services through DNS Made Easy … Continued

Delete Backup Mail

Step 1: Select the Mail drop down menu and click on Backup Step 2: Select a configuration by highlighting the row. Step 3: Click the trash can icon to delete the Mail Backup configuration Step 4: Remove the DNS Made … Continued