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Users now have the ability to delete domains from their easyDNS account. However, please note that deleting the domain from your account doesn't mean that the domain no longer ceases to exist. Domains MUST run through their lifecycle and become available ...
SRV (aka service) records allow a great deal of flexibility and stability to services making use of them. Like a "general use" MX record, the SRV records relate to a particular service of the domain, like VOIP or SIP, rather than a specific machine the wa...
GEODNS - AVAILABLLE WITH ENTERPRISE DNS Have multiple servers in multiple locations and want to provide geographically specific content or route end users to the closest server? Our geoDNS service will respond to DNS queries made by visitors from sp...
Cloning your domain allows you to copy the configurations from an existing domain instead of creating a whole new zone file. Clicking the CLONE link for a given domain will allow you to select what applicable domain you wish to set as the parent fro...
With the release of easyRoute53, easyDNS becomes the first and only ICANN Accredited Registrar with native support for domain names using Amazon's Route53 DNS. Our easyRoute53 tool is a bridge between your easyDNS and Amazon Web Services accounts. Y...
Normally users cannot create a "CNAME" or "alias" record for their domain apex. (If the domain is example.com, then a CNAME for www.example.com can be created, but just example.com couldn't be done). However, users now have the ability to create these ...
The NS records allow you to delegate a sub-domain of your domain to another DNS service outside our own. This is useful for large companies who may have different sites run by different hosting companies (england.bigcompanyname.com, france.bigcompan...
Users are able to specify IP addresses of any third-party nameservers they wish to mirror their zones and we will allow zone transfers from those IPs for the specified domains. This will allow users to add additional nameservers to their delegations...
Subscription blocks allow you to provide service for a large number of domains at a discounted rate and are available for all our service only levels (i.e. the DNS portion for domains under either DNS Hosting and DNS Pro). Domains can be added into ...
* for webhosting, please refer to easyDNS' webhosting service at www.easyweb.com [1] DOMAINPLUS _Includes:_ * Primary DNS service * 3 _Unicast_ Nameservers - 3 nameserver locations * Limit of 20 zone records * 10 mailmaps to 10 destinations * ...
PART 1 ADDING A DOMAIN FOR DNS SERVICE 1. Log into your easyDNS account 2. Click on ADD A DOMAIN on the left sidebar menu 3. Under I WOULD LIKE TO choose GET DNS FOR 4. Under THIS DOMAIN put your domain name and click BEGIN If the domain is alr...
For users with major sites, it's important to be notified as soon as there's a problem detected with it. It has become common practice to have a backup server ready to take over if their connection or site goes down. NOTE: Failover is not intended to b...
WHAT ARE PROACTIVE NAMESERVERS? Proactive Nameservers is a patent-pending system that optimizes the nameserver delegation for your mission critical domain names. WHY SHOULD I USE IT? The reality is that any single DNS provider is a SPOF (singl...
WHAT IS URL FORWARDING? Our URL/Stealth forwarding feature allows you to point your domain name to a website no matter where it is on the Internet. This feature is included with all our service levels. URL FORWARDING VS STEALTH FORWARDING URL ...
The following list of gTLDs [https://www.easydns.com/gtld/] (General Top Level Domains) should be the complete list of the gTLDs we can register for you. Pleasecontact our support team [https://www.easydns.com/contact-us/] to enquire about a domain that i...
easyDNS offers the following list of ccTLD's [https://www.easydns.com/cctld/] and non-core TLD domains. Please be aware that many of these have strict presence requirements based on their individual registry rules. Plus, many of these domains also do not ...
When you first add your existing domain to easyDNS for a DNS service, a default zone file is created which you can leave as is or configure as you wish. The default zone records would include your domain pointing to our standard PARKED page (for more i...
Please note that the DNSSEC is still a protocol under significant change. As such, we are not compliant with all possible options available under the DNSSEC protocol. We are working to make sure we stay up to date with that. WHAT IS DNSSEC? Brief...
The DNS SETTINGS page is where you would go to create most of your DNS zone records for your domain. After you've gone through the process of adding a domain to your easyDNS account, you will be able to configure your DNS settings by doing the followin...
Users should note that SPF, TXT, and DKIM records all go into the same DNS Settings section. SPF (Sender Policy Framework) allows email systems to check on the sender of a message to be sure it comes from a legitimate source, and refuse email that d...
Secondary DNS service is for users who are running nameservers external to our own and wish us to relay the zone information through our servers. To do so, you'll need to be running your own primary nameserver that alerts ours when you update the zone ...
To add a domain for DNS service please do the following: 1. Log into your easyDNS account 2. Click on the ADD A DOMAIN link on the left sidebar menu 3. Under USE AN EXISTING DOMAIN, enter the domain you'd like DNS service for and click NEXT 4...
easyDNS is all about rock solid DNS. Nowadays, it's not enough to slap together a couple of bind servers and drop each off in different colocation offices on either side of the country. More and more people use the Internet for their livelihood nowa...
Reverse DNS is separate from the standard DNS for a domain name, and as such is a different service. Our rate for the service is currently $25/yr per net block (range of IP addresses). For us to provide a reverse lookup, our name servers need to have a ...
Dynamic DNS service is used to keep a domain name pointing to the same computer or server connected to the internet despite the fact that the address (IP address) of the computer keeps changing. This service is useful to anyone who wants to operate a s...