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Yes, at any time you are welcome to modify your DNS to point to an alternative provider, however you will lose the ability to modify the A and MX records through the Discount Domains interface. Please also note that URL cloaking will only work if you are ...
This depends on the speed that caching servers update around the internet. We suggest you allow 24/72 hours for any DNS change to be effective.
Yes, this can be accomplished through your Customer Dashboard. You must be logged in as a customer, and using Discount Domains' DNS servers.
DNS is an abbreviation of Domain Name Server. A DNS is where you domain name is hosted. DNS functions similar to an index in a book, or a catalogue system in a library. It directs web and mail traffic addressed to the domain name, on to the correct web ...
An 'A' record allows you to point your domain name to a specified location to make your website appear in a browser when someone enters your domain name into the address bar. If you have ordered hosting from Discount Domains you will be provided with th...
The MX record is what controls where email is routed to for your domain name. It is essential to have the MX record correctly designated for you to receive email. If you have ordered Discount Domains Mail you will have been provided with the MX record for...
Your SRV records should be in the following format: Hostname TTL Type Priority Data _service._protocol TTL e.g. 86400 SRV Priority e.g. 100 weight port data For example: Hostname TTL Type Priority Data _sip._tls 3600 SRV 100 1 443 sipdir.on...
Registering name servers makes them available for lookup by anyone on the Internet. If name servers are not registered then no one outside your network will know they exist and our registrar will not let you point domain names to them. To register a d...
URL redirection is the action of pointing your domain name to another website, or to a folder within an existing website. The target URL may be cloaked (hidden) using the first option, or left visible using the second option, depending on your choice. T...
Yes, you can create additional subdomains (ie. test.domainname.co.nz) using the DNS management tools provided. You can make subdomains resolve to an IP address or a CNAME. Please note that the Discount Domains URL Cloaking tool does NOT work for subdoma...
You will need to add the following: - Add a TXT record for verification - Add an MX record to route email - Add four CNAME records - Add a TXT record for SPF to help prevent email spam - Add two SRV records ADD A TXT RECORD FOR VERIFICATION Hostnam...
You are only permitted to modify the A, CNAME, MX and TXT records.