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

ANAME Records

WHAT ARE ANAME RECORDS? ANAME records allow you to point the root of your domain to a hostname or FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name). They’re basically a CNAME record but at the root level. How It Works Before ANAME records … Continued

A Records

What are A (Address) Records? A records map an FQDN (fully qualified domain name) to an IP address and are the most used record type in any DNS configuration. A records can be configured in a domain for a specific … Continued

HTTP Redirection Record

WHAT ARE HTTP Redirection RECORDS? HTTP redirects operate very differently from traditional DNS records. That’s because they require the help of a dedicated web server to store all of the redirects. When you create an HTTP redirection record, you’re actually … 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

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