Query Logging

This feature allows you to see your domain’s live query traffic through one of our points of presence for a minute long period. Watch queries in real time on an interactive map or in raw tabular form. Raw query data … Continued

Query Analytics

All DNS hosting providers have access to the query logs for their clients’ domains. However, only recently has the technology become available to leverage this data to provide valuable insight into domain activity. DNS Analytics allow you to view your … Continued

Activity Log

If you would like to see modifications that have been applied to your account, such as changes in records, domains, contact information, you can access the View Activity Log on the bottom of DNS Made Easy interface. This feature is … 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

TXT Record

TXT records hold free form text of any type. A fully qualified domain name may have many TXT records. The most common uses for TXT records are Sender Policy Framework (SPF), DomainKeys (DK), DomainKeys Identified E-mail (DKIM), and DMARC. TXT … 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

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