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No, unfortunately this is not possible as the SMTP protocol does not operate in this fashion. A sending SMTP server will only send mail to one mail server (one MX record). If there are mutiple MX records with the same MX level/priority the sending SMTP se...
DNS Made Easy fully supports the use of external name servers with our services. We support AXFR transfer and NOTIFY. To setup secondary DNS to an external provider or name server would require configuration an ACL that is applied to your domains. A tutor...
Unfortunately the DNS Made Easy name servers can only be used as authoritative name servers. DNS Made Easy should only be listed at the registrar for domain names [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/23/16/...
DNS Made Easy supports DNSSEC on Secondary DNS [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/services/secondarydns/], however due to key management, DNSSEC is currently in development on our Managed DNS [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/services/] service. Key management is a cr...
DNS Made Easy name servers do not allow unrestricted AXFR transfers for security reasons. To set up AXFR transfer to an external system or additional service provider, you would define an ACL [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/domain/allow-zone-tran...
Our authoritative name servers do not respond to recursive queries but they do respond to a global wild card for domains that do not exist in our systems. If our name servers are specifically asked for a domain that is not configured in our system, the qu...
DNS Made Easy supports a few types of load blanancing. Traditional round robin [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/records/round-robin/] load balancing is the creation of multiple A records with the same name and different IP addresses. Traffic is ...
DNS Made Easy provides a default SOA record [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/66/11/what-is-an-soa-record] for all domain in our system. It is not required to create an SOA record unless you wish to chan...
It is actually almost impossible to predict how many queries you will receive without knowing not only what IPs your customers are coming from but also the network configuration for each one of your customers. Since this is not possible you can rough (and...
On the main page of the DNS Made Easy control panel once logged in, there is a "Recent DNS Query Activity" graph which can be used to review query totals by month, day, and per domain per month. If you do not see this graph present in your account, and th...
We have a full tutorial for the configuration of Office 365 [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/view-tutorials/office-365-setup/] in our web control panel.
DNS Made Easy offers a free 30-day trial just by creating a new account in our system. No payment is required to trial the services. * Visit the DNS Made Easy website [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com] * Click on the "LOGIN" button at the top of the page...
* To remove multiple domains, select the "DNS - Managed DNS" menu of the control panel. * Click on the "Bulk Select" tab on the left. * Enter criteria to seach by, or select the "Search" button for a list of all domains. * Select the domains you w...
You must first configure your domain in the Nettica control panel to allow AXFRs to outside name servers. This is done by creating an XFR record in Nettica and specifying the IPs of the DNS Made Easy AXFR systems (208.94.147.124 and 208.94.147.125). We ...
The TTL is the amount of time that your record will cache in remote systems / resolving name servers. So the longer the TTL the less frequent remote systems will lookup your DNS record and the less query traffic you receive. The shorter the configured TTL...
The System NS Records for a domain are the DNS Made Easy name servers assigned to that domain to use DNS Made Easy DNS services. These NS Records are assigned at the time the domain is created in the DNS Made Easy control panel. There are a few reasons it...
It is possible to transfer domains from one account to another within our system [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/administrative/transfer-domains-another-account/]. This will result in no downtime for the associated domains. All records and name...
You can test your domain configuration within DNS Made Easy by querying against our name servers directly using a command line tool such as "dig [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dig_%28command%29]", "host [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Host_(Unix)]", or "nslo...
Delete a domain using primary DNS service [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/domain/delete-domain/]. Delete a domain using secondary DNS service [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/secondary-dns/secondary-domain/delete-domain/]. Adding or removing doma...
Within DNS Made Easy, configuring reverse DNS domains and PTR records is quite easy. The very much larger issue will be getting the owners of these IP addresses to delegate reverse DNS for the netblock(s) assigned to you to the DNS Made Easy name servers....
The number of supported resource records is based on membership level [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/pricing/]. Each domain is allowed an aggregate total of 40 records per domain. For example, if you have 100 domains in your account then you are allowed an...
When a DNS Made Easy client creates an ANAME record [http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/aname-records/], they will enter a fully qualified domain name as a value, just as they would have done if a CNAME record was created. This fully qualified domain name is look...
All DNS changes made within our control panel are instant changes on all global name servers assuming the registrar has been told to assign our name servers to the domain. Resolving name servers of clients who have recently accessed your host will have ...
There are multiple ways you can get a backup of the zone files for your domains in the DNS Made Easy system. In fact, we strongly suggest keeping a backup on hand. The simplest way is to request this information through the DNS Made Easy control panel. ...
This warning will appear on DNS testing tools and indicates that your domain's name servers are not in the same registry as the domain itself. So any .ORG, or other TLD domain will see this error in testing tools when using .COM / .NET name servers.
Stealth name servers warnings on DNS testing tools will not cause any loss in DNS traffic. This message is caused by two different lists of name servers for your domain (stored in two separate areas). The list of name servers are at: 1) Your authorit...
The @ symbol represents the root record of the domain name, you would leave the name field of the record blank which is equivalent. This is the root record for a domain which resolves records at the domain's root, for example an A record with the name fie...
Please end the value field of the record with a dot (.). If you do not end your value with a dot your domain name will automatically be appended to it. This can be viewed in real-time as you are editing the records. If a dot is added at the end of the val...
Some domain registrars limit the number of name servers that can be assigned to a domain name. The NS records listed for your domain in the DNS Made Easy control panel must match the NS records provided to your registrar. If you want to replace the NS r...
If your ISP is blocking incoming port 80, you can use HTTP Redirection records as a work around to still host a local website. Create an HTTP Redirection with a destination URL of "http://www.example.com:8888". This specifies an alternate port number whic...
A query is generated anytime that someone requests resolution of a host name within your domain to its IP address from our name servers. It can be thought of as anytime someone requests your sites address if the information is not in cache (of the resolvi...
Typically when referring to a "subdomain", the requirement is simply to create a record [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/managed-dns/records/record/] (www, mail, ftp, etc.) within a domain name. Normally an A record. The true technical definition of a subdo...
The TTL (_time to live_) is the amount of time that your record will cache in remote systems / resolving name servers. So the longer the TTL the less frequent remote systems will lookup your DNS record and the less query traffic you receive. The shorter t...
The @ symbol (sometimes referred to in online documentation) represents the root record of a domain name, the name field of the record would be left blank which is equivalent.
All TTL's are user defined on a per record basis in DNS Made Easy, the minimum TTL you can define is 5 seconds. The TTL is the amount of time that your record will cache in remote systems / resolving name servers. So the longer the TTL the less frequent...
At the time a domain name is created in the DNS Made Easy control panel the name servers are assigned and displayed in the web control panel. This list of name servers can be viewed at any time by clicking the "Name Servers" tab [http://help.dnsmadeeasy.c...
Our DNS service provides support for all major resource record types including: NS, A, AAAA, Round Robin A/AAAA (load balanced), CNAME, MX, SOA, SPF, PTR, SRV, TXT, DK//DKIM, HTTP Redirection, and Wildcard A/CNAME/HTTP Redirection records. We also suppo...
There are multiple locations where DNS records can be cached [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System#Recursive_and_caching_name_server]. The first, and probably the most important is the resolving name server. A resolving name server is typical...
A CNAME record can not be defined for the root record [https://support.dnsmadeeasy.com/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/173/17/i-cant-create-a-root-record-with-an--symbol] of a domain name because this violates an RFC. The root record ...
By defiition of an RFC, CNAME records are required to be unique values which means there can be no other record of any type defined in a domain with the same name as a CNAME record. This is reguardless of record type. You will see a message that indicates...
You should never have any downtime when you switch to DNS Made Easy. The only time you have downtime when switching name servers is if your previous name server stops answering queries too soon. Even though you tell your registrar to assign the DNS Made E...