SRV, which is an abbreviation for Service, is a DNS record, which allows you to employ a domain name for a certain service different from a site. By setting up a few SRV records, you’re able to use the domain name with different providers and forward it to several servers at once, each and every server managing a different service. You'll be able to specify the port number for the connection to each machine, so there won't be any interference. You may as well set individual priorities and weight for two records that are used for the very same service, but point to different servers for redundancy or load balancing. Using an SRV record you can use your domain address or a subdomain under it for a Voice-Over-IP server, for example, and have the specific software running on several machines with different companies. Which one a customer of yours will use will depend on the priority and weight values which you have set.

SRV Records in Cloud Website Hosting

You're going to be able to set up a brand new SRV record for any one of the domains you host inside a shared website hosting account on our groundbreaking cloud platform. Assuming that the DNS records for the domain address are handled on our end, you will be able to manage them with ease in the respective section of your Hepsia CP and only minutes later any new record which you create will be active. Hepsia comes with a very user-friendly interface and all it takes to set up an SRV record is to fill in a couple of text boxes - the service the record will be used for, the Internet protocol plus the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have standard values, that you can leave unless of course the other provider demands different ones. TTL is short for Time To Live and this number indicates the time in seconds for the record to stay active if you edit it or delete it at some point, the default one being 3600.

SRV Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

With a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you are going to be able to take advantage of the easy to navigate DNS administration tool, that is a part of the in-house built Hepsia website hosting CP. It'll provide you with a quite simple user interface to set up a new record for each and every domain name hosted within the account, so if you would like to use a domain address for any purpose, you could create a completely new SRV record with a few mouse clicks. Using very simple text boxes, you will need to input the service, protocol and port number details, which you must have from the company providing you with the service. Moreover, you'll be able to pick what priority and weight the record will have if you are planning to use a couple or more machines for the very same service. The default value for them is 10, but you may set any other value between 1 and 100 if necessary. Additionally, you have the option to change the TTL value from the standard 3600 seconds to a various different value - thus setting the time this record is going to be active in the global DNS system after you remove it or change it.