This section provides alternative methods to creating Domains beyond manually creating them. Additionally, this section also addresses different filtering and sorting features that are helpful to narrowing down your Domain search results.
The following features are only available for Primary Domains.
The Zone Transfer function initiates a zone transfer from a name server that contains your domain's data. The current name server must allow zone transfers to the UltraDNS servers at the following IP addresses. (Also send DNS NOTIFY and allow TSIG zone transfers to the same IP addresses.)
After clicking the Add Domain button from the Domains home screen, select Zone Transfer. You can provide your TSIG Key information, check the box, and you’re your zone information will transfer automatically into the new domain you are creating.
Another option is to create a new domain by copying the records in an existing domain currently on the UI Portal. When creating a domain, click the Copy Domain button, and then provide the name of the domain to copy, and then click the Save Changes button.
Load a Domain File
The Load a Domain option allows you two different ways to use an existing domain to create your new domain. You can either:
- Upload a standard BIND formatted file by clicking the Choose File button.
- Copy and paste your BIND text into the empty text box.
The following is an example of a BIND file:
@ 1D IN SOA ns1.example-zone.com. hostmaster.example-zone.com.
2002022401 ; serial
3H ; refresh
15 ; retry
1w ; expire
3h ; minimum
IN NS ns1.example.com. ; in the domain
IN NS ns2.anotherexample.com. ; external to domain
IN MX 10 mail.another.com. ; external mail provider
ns1 IN A 192.168.0.1 ; name server definition
www IN A 192.168.0.2 ; web server definition
ftp IN CNAME www.example.com. ; ftp server definition
host1 IN A 192.168.0.3
host2 IN A 192.168.0.4
srvce.prot.name ttl class rr pri weight port target
_http._tcp.example.com. IN SRV 0 5 80 www.example.com.