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

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

DKIM Record

DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) records allow a recipient to validate a sender as the owner of an email message. Domain Keys use public key encryption to apply digital signatures to email, this allows verification of the sender as well as … Continued

DMARC Record

Before you configure a DMARC record, you must already have both SPF and DKIM records configured. DMARC records are a security protocol that will log any fraudulent attempts to use your domain to send email. DMARC records are stored in … 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

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