Creating DNS Records with Cloud DNS


Creating DNS records for your domain is easy to do within the Cloud Control Panel. In this article, we will look at creating a DNS zone for your domain and adding basic A, MX, and CNAME records using the Cloud Control Panel.

Contents

Adding a Domain

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top. 

  2. Select Create Domain under Cloud DNS and enter in the domain name, email address, Time To Live (TTL), and then select Create Domain once more.

    Note: Time To Live indicates how log a DNS record is cached before it's updated.

  3. You will see your domain listed in the domain section as well options to create other DNS records as well.

Adding an A Record

Next, let's go through the process of adding an A Record for your domain.

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top.
  2. Select your Domain in the list and then select Add Record under Records. Select A/AAAA Record for the type and fill out the following fields accordingly.

  3. After you have entered everything, select Add Record and you are finished!

Adding a CName Record

Next, we will go through the process of setting up CNAME Records for your domain.

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top.
  2. Select your Domain in the list and then select Add Record under Records. Select CNAME Record for the type and fill out the following fields accordingly.

     

  3. After you have entered everything, select Add Record and you are finished!

Adding an MX Record

Next, we'll go through the process of setting up MX Records for your domain.

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top.
  2. Select your Domain in the list and then select Add Record under Records. Select MX Record for the type and fill out the following fields accordingly.

Deleting a Record

Next, we'll go through the process of Deleting a DNS Record for your domain.

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top.
  2. Click the gear icon next to the desired domain and then select Delete Record.

Deleting a Domain

Next, we'll go through the process of Deleting a Domain.

  1. Log into the Cloud Control Panel and select DNS at the top.
  2. Click the gear icon next to the desired domain and then select Delete Domain.

What are the canonical DNS servers for Cloud Servers?

If you're setting the canonical name servers for your domain with your domain registrar (the NS records), use the following addresses:

dns1.stabletransit.com
dns2.stabletransit.com


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