Knowledgebase : DNS Management
CAA Records specify which certificate authorities are allowed to issue certificates for a domain. Earlier this year the CA/Browser Forum voted to make Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA) mandatory [https://cabforum.org/2017/03/08/ballot-187-make-ca...
Cloning your domain allows you to copy the configurations from an existing domain instead of creating a whole new zone file. Clicking the CLONE link for a given domain will allow you to select what applicable domain you wish to set as the parent from a pu...
NOTE: ZoneEdit must be the domain’s registrar in order to use the DNSSEC service. DNSSEC Inline Signing provides a simple way to manage your DNSSEC enabled zones without worrying about the need to select new keys for your zone when the current keys expire...
Domain Portfolios let you organize and view your domains through groupings, as well as the ability to share a selected portfolio with one other ZoneEdit user account. WHAT ARE PORTFOLIOS? Portfolios are like folders where domains can be grouped together...
Dynamic DNS service is used to keep a domain name pointing to the same computer or server connected to the Internet despite the fact that the address (IP address) of the computer keeps changing. This service is useful to anyone who wants to operate a serv...
It is fairly simple to use the easyDNS Mac OSX Dynamic DNS Client with your account on ZoneEdit. You'll first want to download one of the following Dynamic DNS client: OSX 10.7 and above [http://easydnsdomain.com/easydnsdomain.com/dynamic/easydnsclient.p...
Users are able to specify IP addresses of any third-party name servers they wish to mirror their zones, which will allow ZoneEdit to do zone transfers from said IPs. This also allows users to add additional name servers to their delegations beyond the Zon...
ZoneEdit standard backup mail server is available to all domains with a DNS service level. When mail is sent out, the sending MTA (Mail Transport Agent) checks the DNS records to see what servers are responsible for the mail for that domain. The respons...
ZoneEdit users now have the ability to downgrade a domain name from a paid service to a free service. NOTE: Make sure your domain is eligible to downgrade and that you have a free slot available. In order to downgrade a domain, please do the following: ...
A mailmap is an email forwarding feature where users can create an alias (example@yourdomain.com) and have messages sent to said alias get forwarded to a valid third party email address such as Gmail, Hotmail, etc.. However users should note that the jo...
ZoneEdit users now have multiple ways in which they can manage the DNS Settings for a domain name.  Users can manage individual record types via the Domain Administration page: Users can also manage individual record types via the DNS Settings page: ...
Please note that the following ZoneEdit servers for .IE domains seem to fail the .IE registry restrictions: DNS1.ZONEEDIT.COM DNS2.ZONEEDIT.COM  However the following domains seem to work find and pass their tests: NS14.ZONEEDIT.COM NS19.ZONEEDIT.COM ...
For us to provide a reverse lookup, our name servers need to have a delegation for the net-block (CDIR) in which that IP address resides. In most cases connectivity providers will not delegate blocks of their IP addresses to third party name servers, so y...
Secondary DNS service is for users who are running name servers external to our own and wish us to relay the zone information through our servers. To do so, you’ll need to be running your own primary name server that alerts ours when you update the zone f...
Users should note that SPF, TXT, and DKIM records all go into the same DNS Settings section. SPF (SENDER POLICY FRAMEWORK) SPF allows email systems to check on the sender of a message to be sure it comes from a legitimate source, and refuse email that d...
ZoneEdit users can now access backup copies of their zone file for specific domains. In order to access your backups, please do the following: 1. Log into your ZoneEdit account 2. Click on the MANAGE link for your domain 3. Click on the DOMAIN SETTINGS...
ZoneEdit now allows its users to use our new Outbound SMTP feature called ZoneOut. To set this feature up, you'll want to do the following: 1. Log into your ZoneEdit account 2. Click on MANAGE for the domain you'd like to set up ZoneOut for 3. Under t...