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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