Modifying DNS zone in MWI

In order to use the managed DNS service through OpenSRS, your reseller must enable the service for you through the reseller account.

1 - Log into your domain's Manage Web Interface (MWI) at http://manage.opensrs.net

2 - Click on Nameservers/DNS

3 - Change the nameservers to the following:

ns1.systemdns.com

ns2.systemdns.com

ns3.systemdns.com

4 - Click on Modify DNS Zone

4 - Enter the desired record, and hit Save DNS Record when completed.

DNS Record Types:

Record TypeField
A Maps the domain name to its IP address. You can specify an IP Address for each A record that you add to the template.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • IP Address - Internet Protocol Address. A numberic address that computers recognize, for example, 123.45.54.123.
AAAA Maps the domain name to the IPv6 address.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • IPv6 Address - Internet Protocol version 6 is a next generation Internet Protocol version designed as the successor to version 4. It is normally written as eight groups of four hexadecimal digits (i.e. 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334)
CNAME Canonical Name. CNAME records can be used when you want a subdomain to point to another hostname. This allows you to create an alias for your domain.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • Hostname - The FQDN of the domain that you want to access.
MX Mail Exchange - MX records determine how mail is delivered to your domain. Ensures that email that is sent to you is routed to the correct destination.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • Priority - The priority of the target host, lower value means more preferred. The preference can be any number from 0 to 255.
  • Hostname - The FQDN of the domain to which you want to point.
SRV Service record.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • Hostname - The FQDN of the domain to which you want to point.
  • Priority - The priority of the target host, lower valuemeans more preferred. The preference can be any number from 0 to 255.
  • Weight - A relative weight for records with the same priority.
  • Port - The TCP or UDP port on which the service is to be found.
TXT Text Record. Allows you to attach comments to a hostname, for example, SPF data to validate that email is being sent from the IP address of the domain's mail server.
  • Subdomain - The third level of the domain name, such as www or ftp.
  • Text - The comments that you want to include, to a maximum of 254 characters.

 

 

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2 Comments

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    Diana G

    I just want to point my domain to a Blogger page. How do I do that? I have info from Blogger for name/host and destination/target but it's not clear where to put those.

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    Mark L.

    Hello Diana,

    Thanks for your comment. If you purchased your domain from an OpenSRS reseller, then you will want to contact them for domain support. You can find contact details for your domain service provider at: www.tucowsdomains.com. Should you have any other questions, please reach out to our support team at help@opensrs.com and we would be happy to point you in the right direction

    Thanks,
    Mark.

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