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

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

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

DNS Failover

Failover records are very similar to regular DNS records, in that they point a domain to an IP address or hostname… but you can also specify a backup IP or hostname. How to Setup DNS Failover Learn how to create a Failover record and … Continued

Optimize Your Website with DNS

Optimization So far, we’ve only discussed basic website setup using DNS, but DNS does so much more than simply tell users how to reach your site. The system has evolved to become an optimization tool to decrease load times, deliver … Continued


Your time is valuable, so why waste it? We designed Templates to cut down on the time it takes to configure large groups of domains. Create a template of records and rules (like GeoDNS or Failover) and apply it to multiple … Continued

Load Balancing

Load balancing at the DNS level is a service that distributes your query traffic across multiple endpoints (IP addresses or hostnames). Load balancing is commonly used to balance traffic across redundant systems, like web or application servers. So if one server … 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

Round Robin

The most basic of load balancing services is called round robin. Round robin is often compared to a rotor because it returns one endpoint at a time in a cyclical manner. Let’s say you want to point your domain to … Continued

What is a CDN?

A (CDN), or a content delivery network is a system of distributed web servers that are located at geographically unique locations across the globe. Benefits of a CDN CDN’s make your website more reliable, outage resistant, and faster by storing … Continued