Import Domains From Amazon Route 53

Constellix is integrated with 4 major cloud providers to make transferring a breeze. You can also use this feature if you want to set up a Secondary DNS configuration between Constellix and one of the 4 cloud providers. Note: If … Continued

MX Records

What are MX Records? MX records are used by mail servers to determine where to deliver email for a domain. If no email is sent or received from a domain, then there is no reason to have MX records configured … Continued

TXT Records

What are TXT Records? TXT or text records are unformatted text usually with a host or other name.The most common uses for TXT records are Sender Policy Framework (SPF), DomainKeys (DK), and DomainKeys Identified E-mail (DKIM). TXT records historically have also … Continued

Terminology

In this industry, providers will use different words to say the same thing. We want to make sure that we are all speaking the same lingo, so take a second to look over our terminology before you dive into our … Continued

AAAA Records

What are AAAA (IPv6 Address) Records? AAAA (pronounced quad A) records map an FQDN (fully qualified domain name) to an IPv6 address. Similar to an A record, but operates exclusively over the IPv6 protocol. Related Tutorials AAAA Record with Round … Continued

Secondary DNS

Constellix only offers Secondary DNS through API integrations with Google Cloud DNS, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Route 53. If you require Secondary DNS with another provider, or a Master/Slave configuration, we recommend using our other product DNS Made Easy. How to … 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

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

Bulk IP Update

In this tutorial you will learn how to perform a bulk IP update.From the “Dashboard” click on “Managed DNS”, then click on “Domains”. 1. From the “Dashboard” click on “Managed DNS”, then click on “Domains”. 2. Next click on “Advanced … 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