DKIM Records

What are DKIM (Domain Keys Identified Mail) Records? Domain Keys 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, … Continued

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

HINFO Records

What are HINFO Records? HINFO records are system information records used to provide a definition of the hardware and operating system in use at a host. For security reasons, these records are rarely used on public servers. HINFO RECORD FIELDS … 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

NAPTR Records

What are NAPTR Records? NAPTR records are Naming Authority Pointer records defined by RFC 3403. NAPTR records are used for SIP services as part of a mechanism for specifying transport instructions of SIP requests from source to destination which can … Continued

Import DNS Records from a Template

Import Records 1. In the sidebar menu click Managed DNS and then select Domains 2. Select the Domain Name you would like to transfer. 3. Click on the Import Records button 4. Select Template from the “Import Records from” drop … Continued

RP Records

What are RP (Responsible Person) Records? RP Records are referred to as “responsible person” records defined by RFC 1183. RP records include information about the mailbox name for the responsible person(s) for the domain. This mailbox name is then mapped to … Continued

Import Records from Existing Domain

When you import records from an existing domain,  you can easily copy the full record set from an existing domain (configured in Constellix) to a new domain you have created in Constellix. Import Records 1. In the sidebar menu click Managed DNS and … Continued

CAA Records

What are CAA records Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) records allow a DNS domain name holder to specify one or more Certification Authorities (CAs) authorized to issue certificates for that domain.  (RFC 6844) How are they configured Canonical format Use cases … 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