Rackspace Cloud DNS - Available features

  • Last updated on: 2016-04-13
  • Authored by: Rackspace Support

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Rackspace Cloud DNS automates and simplifies your Domain Name System management and has many of the features you have been asking for, including:

  • REST-based API: RESTful API lets you customize solutions to automate DNS management.

  • Multiple record types: Full list of supported record types.

  • Comprehensive management capability: List, add, modify and remove domains. List, add, modify and remove DNS records. Import and export domains.

  • Domain delegation: Delegate a domain or sub-domain to a non-Rackspace name server via modifications to a DNS record.

  • Full TTL control: Easily update the default time to live (TTL) and resource record TTL values.

  • Globally distributed Anycast DNS network: Our internal network leverages Anycast to make DNS more reliable and resilient.

  • Simplified migration: Import and export features allow you to import or export a text list or BIND 9 formatted file of managed domains and their configuration details into and out of your account.

  • IPv6: In addition to supporting IPv4, Cloud DNS is IPv6 ready when you are.

The available management operations allow you to easily manage domains, sub-domains, and records via the REST-based API. Additionally, advances operations are available that allow you to easily manage mail servers, zone delegation, and create SPF records.

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