An SRV record is a DNS record, that is used to forward a domain to a third-party server and use it for some service different from a site. This may be a Voice-Over-IP server, a video streaming service, an instant messaging system, etc. When an SRV record is set up, you can specify an Internet Protocol that the domain address will use and the port, which is to be employed to connect to the remote server. In addition, provided that you have numerous SRV records for the same service, you can set individual priorities and weights for every one of them, so you're able to spread the load between a number of machines. Such a record will permit you to use the same domain or subdomains under it with different providers, so you can use it for many purposes even if you cannot get all of the services from a single service provider.

SRV Records in Website Hosting

You will be able to set up a brand new SRV record for each of the domain names that you host in a shared web hosting account on our groundbreaking cloud platform. Assuming that the DNS records for the domain name are handled on our end, you are able to manage them without difficulty in the respective section of your Hepsia Control Panel and only minutes later any new record that you set up will be active. Hepsia features a very user-friendly interface and all it will take to create an SRV record is to fill in just a few text boxes - the service the record will be used for, the Internet protocol and also the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have default values, which you can leave unless of course the other provider demands different ones. TTL is short for Time To Live and this number reveals the time in seconds for the record to be active if you modify it or remove it at some point, the default one being 3600.

SRV Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Using a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you'll be able to use the easy to navigate DNS administration tool, which is a part of the in-house developed Hepsia website hosting CP. It will provide you with a simple user interface to create a new record for each and every domain hosted in the account, so if you would like to use a domain address for any purpose, you could create a new SRV record with a couple of clicks. Through simple text boxes, you will need to type in the service, protocol and port number details, which you should have from the company providing you with the service. In addition, you're going to be able to pick what priority and weight the record will have if you intend to use a couple or more machines for the same service. The default value for them is 10, but you could set any other value between 1 and 100 if needed. Furthermore, you have the option to adjust 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 erase it or edit it.