Set up Vanity DNS

Vanity DNS is an optional configuration that allows you to rebrand Constellix name servers using your own domain name. The end result is that your own domain name becomes the host name for your name servers which map back to … 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

Enable GTD for a Domain

The Global Traffic Director (GTD) allows you to specify different zone files in different regions of the world. Querying clients in each region will resolve the domain name based on only that region’s zone file. This becomes useful if you have servers … 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

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

Disable GTD for a Domain

1. Select Managed DNS in the sidebar menu, and click on Domains from the drop down list. 2. Select the domain you want to remove GTD from. 3. Click Advanced Settings  4. Select Disable Global Traffic Director  from the drop down menu.   5. You will be prompted … Continued

CNAME Records

What are CNAME (Canonical Name) Records? CNAME records, also known as Alias records, point a hostname to another hostname or FQDN. They are called Alias records because they point to other records that have the mapping for that domain. When a … 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