Rackspace Cloud DNS available features

Previous section: Rackspace Cloud DNS - Overview

Rackspace Cloud DNS automates and simplifies your domain name system
management and offers many of the features you need, including the following capabilities:

  • REST-based API: The Cloud DNS RESTful API lets you customize solutions to
    automate DNS management.

  • Multiple record types: A full list of record types is supported.

  • Comprehensive management capability: You can list, add, modify, and
    remove both domains and DNS records. You can also import and export domains.

  • Domain delegation: You can delegate a domain or a sub-domain
    to a non-Rackspace name server by modifying the DNS record.

  • Full TTL control: You can easily update the default time to live (TTL)
    and resource record TTL values.

  • Globally distributed Anycast DNS network: Our internal network
    leverages Anycast to make DNS more reliable and resilient.

  • Simplified migration: Import and export features allow you to
    import or export a text list or BIND9-formatted file of managed
    domains and their configuration details into and out of your

The available management operations enable you to easily manage domains,
sub-domains, and records by using the RESTful API. Additionally, advanced
operations are available that allow you to easily manage mail servers and
zone delegation, as well as create SPF records.

Next steps: Rackspace Cloud DNS technical details