Disabling a Record

Records can be disabled in Constellix DNS if you want to remove them from the name servers without removing the record configuration in the Constellix DNS control panel. A disabled record will remain in the control panel with full configuration … Continued

SPF Records

What are SPF (Sender Policy Framework) Records? 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 … Continued

Record Modes

When you are configuring some record types, you will be prompted to choose a record mode. To learn about each of the Record Modes, refer to the table below. Failover Failover automatically redirects traffic over to a backup IP address … Continued

SRV Records

What are SRV (Service) Records? An SRV record is intended to provide information on available services for systems, most commonly used with SIP configurations. SRV records have a unique system for naming: an underscore followed by the name of the … Continued

Delete a Domain

1. In the sidebar menu click Managed DNS and then select Domains 2. Select the check box next to the Domain Name you would like to delete. 3. Click the Advanced Options button and then click Delete Domains from the drop down menu. 4. Confirm … Continued

NS Records

What are NS Records? NS Records indicate which name servers are authoritative for the domain. NS Records are used in the event that another external DNS provider will be used in conjunction with Constellix DNS. They can also be used … Continued

Export Domains

Domains can currently be exported into JSON format. Only committed changes will export. Export Domains 1. In the sidebar menu click Managed DNS and then select Domains 2. Select one or many domains by clicking the Check Box next to … Continued

PTR Records

What are PTR (Pointer) Records? Pointer records are used to map a network interface (IP) to a hostname for a reverse DNS configuration. PTR records are configured within reverse DNS domains (in-addr.arpa) domains. PTR Record Fields Reverse DNS Overview Before you … Continued

Import DNS Records from a Zone File

Importing from a zone file is possible if you have a text based zone file in BIND format for your domain. Example Zone File $ORIGIN example.com. ; designates the start of this zone file in the namespace $TTL 1h ; … Continued

Wild Card Records

What are Wild Card Records? Wildcard records allow an administrator to point all non-existent records within a domain to a single target host. Any record not explicitly defined in the domain name, will resolve to the target of the wild … Continued