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Import DNS Records from a Zone File

How to Import DNS Records from a Zone Files

Importing from a zone file is possible if you have a text based zone file in BIND format for your domain.

Example Zone File

$ORIGIN ; designates the start of this zone file in the namespace
$TTL 1h ; default expiration time of all resource records without their own TTL value IN SOA ( 2007120710 1d 2h 4w 1h ) IN NS ns IN NS ns.somewhere.example. IN MX 10
@ IN MX 20
@ IN MX 50 mail3 IN A
IN AAAA 2001:db8:10::1
ns IN A
IN AAAA 2001:db8:10::2
wwwtest IN CNAME www
mail IN A
mail2 IN A
mail3 IN A


1. Select Managed DNS and select Domains.


2. Select the Domain Name you want to import.

select a domain

3. Click on the Import Records button.


4. Select Zone File from the “Import Records from” drop down menu.

zone file import

5. Paste a zone file into the text box. If the Replace existing records check box is enabled, all existing records in the domain will be removed. Click Import.

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