Rackspace Cloud DNS API 1.0

Cloud DNS API 2.0

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Last updated: May 2, 2023

This guide is intended to assist software developers who want to develop applications by using the Rackspace Cloud DNS service REST application programming interface (API). It fully documents the Rackspace Cloud DNS API, which enables developers to interact with the components of the service.

To use the information provided here, you should have a general understanding of the DNS service. You should also be familiar with the following technologies:

  • RESTful web services
  • HTTP/1.1
  • JSON data serialization format

See DNS propagation for information about DNS propagation.

The following figure shows an overview of Cloud DNS infrastructure:

Use the following links to get user and reference information for using the Rackspace Cloud DNS API.

The Cloud DNS enables developers to view and manage domains, subdomains, and records through a simple Representational State Transfer (REST) web service interface.

For more information about the Rackspace Cloud DNS service, see the Cloud DNS FAQ.