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Version: 2.4

How to create an A record using DNSaaS

Setting the DNS of Network#

Goto Admin > Network > Networks, click on the Network Name from the list of your Networks then hit the action button EDIT SUBNET, go to Subnet Details and type in your DNS Name Servers, it should be your controller IP address or VIP and SAVE

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Create DNS Zone#

Goto Project > DNS > Zones, click on the CREATE ZONE


  • create zone with a preferred/registered domain name


Create Record Set#

Create an A Record with your Virtual Machine IP address



Check the Record Set#


Test the DNS#

  • connect your virtual machine and ping

  • Alternatively, you can change your compute DNS and try it out

    $ ssh [email protected]Warning: Permanently added '' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.$ ping www.bigstack.coPING ( 56 data bytes64 bytes from seq=0 ttl=64 time=0.019 ms64 bytes from seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.062 ms64 bytes from seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.040 ms64 bytes from seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.067 ms64 bytes from seq=4 ttl=64 time=0.035 ms
Last updated on by Roy Tan