SOA Records

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When you activate the DNS Service provided by<%SFNB_RESE123LLER_BRA123ND_NAME%>, a default Start Of Authority [SOA] Record is created for your Domain Name.

To edit your SOA Record:

  1. In the MANAGE DNS RECORDS window click SOA.Click SOA
  2. Click the edit icon, you can edit the following fields
    • Responsible Person:

      The email address of the person responsible for maintenance of the Zone.

    • TTL:
      This is the Time To Live for this Record. Any Server which once queries this Record will query it again after this time interval. You can select the time interval from the drop-down as shown. The ideal TTL is 1 day.

    • Refresh:

      The Refresh Interval indicates how often Secondary Name Servers should check if changes are made to the Zone. You can decide your own value for this Interval. The value should not be less than 7200, i.e., 2 hours.

    • Retry:

      The Retry Interval indicates how often the Secondary Name Servers should retry checking if changes are made - if the first refresh fails. The value should not be less than 7200, i.e., 2 hours.

    • Expire:

      The Retry Interval indicates how long the Zone will be valid after a refresh. Secondary Servers will discard the Zone if no refresh could be made within this interval. The value should not be less than 172800, i.e., 48 hours.Edit SOA

  3. Click Save to update the record.Save SOA