Category:DNS

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      1. What is DNS?

The Domain Name System (DNS) is an technology that will translate your domain into an Internet Protocol address (IP).

      1. What does TTL mean?

TTL (Time To Live) is the amount of time that your DNS record is cached in resolving name servers on the Internet, measured in seconds.

      1. What are the default TTL settings?

TTL is defined in seconds and the default setting can be found in the zone file of your domain in the Customer Area.

      1. Where can I add DNS records?

You can add DNS records in the zone file of your domain in Customer Area, at the Domains tab.

      1. What kind of DNS records can I use?

By default you can use the following DNS records:

          1. A-Records

Points the host name to a valid IP(v4).

          1. CNAME-Records

Alias for another host name. Enter a valid host name/domain name in the content field.

          1. MX-Records

Points the host name to a valid email server. The email server host name should be entered in the content field, this cannot be an IP address.

          1. TXT-Records

Free format record. Any data can be entered in the content field.

          1. SRV-Records

The Service record is a category of data specifying information on available services.

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