DNS routes traffic based on multiple criteria, including endpoint health and geographic region. You can configure traffic routing to resolve specific end user requests. DNS leverages Huawei's global infrastructure to handle millions of concurrent queries on a single node, allowing your end users to quickly access the closest application endpoints that are healthy. DNS immediately handles queries once you create a zone and add record sets to it. You can import up to record sets on the DNS console. The record sets you add are effective within a minute. You can create public and private zones for the same domain name and deploy your applications online and offline.
Step 1: Complete the prerequisites
The Domain Name System DNS is a hierarchical and decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. Most prominently, it translates more readily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addresses needed for locating and identifying computer services and devices with the underlying network protocols. By providing a worldwide, distributed directory service , the Domain Name System has been an essential component of the functionality of the Internet since The Domain Name System delegates the responsibility of assigning domain names and mapping those names to Internet resources by designating authoritative name servers for each domain. Network administrators may delegate authority over sub-domains of their allocated name space to other name servers. This mechanism provides distributed and fault-tolerant service and was designed to avoid a single large central database.
To route traffic for your domain name, such as example. You can manage the DNS records of your domain using the registrar where you registered your domain, or you can manage them using Lightsail. We recommend that you transfer management of your domain's DNS records to Lightsail. This allows you to efficiently administer your domain and compute resources together in one place—Lightsail. You can create up to three Lightsail DNS zones.
Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin and open source topics. Hub for Good Supporting each other to make an impact. Write for DigitalOcean You get paid, we donate to tech non-profits. By Josh Barnett and Kathleen Juell. To set up a domain name, you need to purchase a domain name from a domain name registrar and then set up DNS records for it. Registrars are organizations that have completed an accreditation process that allows them to sell domain names. Registrars typically offer services to manage DNS records as well, but once you have purchases a domain, most registrars will allow you to manage your DNS records with other providers. If your registrar is not included, check their documentation for changing nameservers. On your account homepage, click the DNS tab on the right-hand side of the Domains main page.