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Getting started guide: Managing Premium DNS

Domain Name System (DNS) Records are used to control and indicate the location of resources on the internet. They do this by translating Domain Names into their corresponding IP Address.

It's a technology that we use every day without ever thinking about what's really happening at the back-end. However, DNS is a fairly old technology and there are already several ways that attackers can exploit weaknesses in the regular, internet-wide system to damage sites and services. That's where Premium DNS comes in.

What Is Premium DNS

Premium DNS is a service that offers much more than just Standard DNS. It gives you a stable and secure cloud service that utilises multiple locations to ensure your DNS hosting is the fastest possible.

Premium DNS also has advanced DDoS Protection, which means that you will have advanced safeguards against online attacks. In addtion, it allows you to set all types of DNS Records and take complete control over your DNS within your Account Manager.

Premium DNS is recommended for all businesses and customers who seek topnotch security for their website.

Note: For all other locales, this service upgrade can be added to any existing domain name. For UK, as per Registry policies, these features are already included in every account upon registration.

Read on as this guide will show you how to get started and enjoy all your Premium DNS features.

First things first: In order for Premium DNS to work, your Name Servers must be set as follows:

  • ns1.dnspackage.com
  • ns2.dnspackage.com

For a detailed guide on how to change your Name Servers, click here.

Table of Contents

  1. Web Forwarding
  2. Email Forwarding
  3. DNS Records
  4. Instantly Connecting Apps

Web Forwarding

Premium DNS offers a one-click Web Forwarding feature that allows you to simply forward all traffic and visitors from one domain to another. For example, you can redirect users from yourdomain.net to yourdomain.com, making sure that visitors always make it to your website and you don't lose any traffic.

Follow the guide below to quickly set up Web Forwarding with Premium DNS.

Email Forwarding

Premium DNS offers a simple one-click Email Forwarding to reroute all the emails from one email address to another. You can also forward all your domain’s incoming emails to a specific address, creating a catch-all email type of Email Forwarding service.

This feature allows you to keep on top of your incoming emails without having to check multiple addresses every day. To set up Email Forwarding with Premium DNS, click the link below:

DNS Records

Using Premium DNS gives you full control to set up all types of DNS Records and manage your DNS zone through your Account Manager.

Set up each of your DNS Record by following the corresponding guide for each type below:

Instantly Connecting Apps

Included in its features, Premium DNS offers you an instant quick setup so you can connect your domain name to apps and websites like Blogger, Gmail, Shopify, Squarespace, Tumblr, Weebly, or Yola.

The following guides will show you how:

Other Premium DNS Benefits

There are many other configuration settings and options for your Premium DNS. For more details, refer to the following articles:

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