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How to create DNS records with DNS Cloud?

Steps to create DNS records with DNS Cloud.

You can easily create DNS records for your domain by using the Cloud Control Panel. How to create a Domain Name Service (DNS) zone for your domain and add basic A, MX, and CNAME records by using the Cloud Control Panel. The article also demonstrates how to delete records and domains.

Steps to add a domain

Use the following steps to add a domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Click Create Domain.
  5. In the pop-up window, and enter the domain name, email address, and time to live (TTL).
  6. When you’re finished entering information, click Create Domain. Your domain appears in the Domain section, along with options to create other DNS records.

Steps to add an A record for your domain

Use the following steps to add an A record for your domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Select your domain from the list, and then select Add Record. Select A/AAAA Record for the type, and fill out the fields.
  5. When you’re finished entering information, click Add Record.

Steps to add a CNAME record for your domain

Use the following steps to add a CNAME record for your domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Select your domain from the list, and then select Add Record. Select CNAME Record for the type, and fill out the fields.
  5. When you’re finished entering information, click Add Record.

Steps to add an MX record for your domain

Use the following steps to add an MX record for your domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Select your domain from the list, and then select Add Record. Select MX Record for the type, and fill out the fields.
  5. When you’re finished entering information, click Add Record.

Steps to delete a record from your domain

Use the following steps to delete a record from your domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Click the gear icon next to the desired domain, and then click Delete Record.

Steps to delete a domain

Use the following steps to delete a record for a domain:

  1. Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  2. In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  3. Select Networking > Cloud DNS.
  4. Click the gear icon next to the desired domain, and then click Delete Domain.