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

How to Set Up Vanity DNS

In this tutorial, we will discuss how to configure Vanity Name Servers in your DNS Made Easy account. Overview: Vanity DNS allows you to re-brand authoritative name servers using your own domain name as the host name. The end result … 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

How to Apply Public Vanity Name Servers

Applying Public Vanity Name Servers to your domain allows you to replace your domains NS records with a pre-defined Vanity NS configuration. This is useful if for example, you want to replace the name servers “ns10-ns15.dnsmadeeasy.com” with “ns10-ns15.dnsmadeeasy.org” for a … Continued

Transfer Domains to Another Account

The account transfer option allows you to migrate domains from one DNS Made Easy to another DNS Made Easy account without encountering downtime. No account specific configurations such as Vanity DNS, Templates, or Custom SOA records will transfer however all … Continued

SOA (Start of Authority) Record

SOA (Start of Authority) records are used to determine how your zone propagates to the secondary nameservers. DNS Made Easy creates a default SOA record for each domain added into our system. However, you can create and customize your own … 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