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Holiday Specials! Choose from 1 of 6 different managed service offerings. Standard and Premium plans available. Questions about something specific? Chat now with one of our expert account managers and learn which plan is right for you and your customers! This guide covers a variety of topics related to DNS, and is intended for beginners to intermediate level users. Starting with the basics every beginner needs to know, it provides instructions on various installation and configuration methods, as well as some advanced techniques that will help prevent future issues down the road. If however, your goal is just to learn more about DNS in general, this guide will provide you with a greater understanding as well as some useful tips. A Domain Name is a human language representation of an IP address.
Secondary DNS offers security through redundancy. To test if you have BIND, use the following command:. The command will tell you what version of BIND you are running. If nothing shows, BIND is not currently installed. Please consult your distro documentation about how to install BIND. The distro documentation may give you a command to run in your terminal which is an easier way to install BIND. Log in to the OVHcloud Manager. Then, s elect your server and navigate to the "Secondary DNS" tab. Next, click the Add a domain button to enter your domain.
OVHcloud is providing you with services for which you are responsible, with regard to their configuration and management. You are therefore responsible for ensuring they function correctly. This guide is designed to assist you in common tasks as much as possible. Nevertheless, we recommend that you contact a specialist service provider if you have difficulties or doubts concerning the administration, usage or implementation of services on a server.