SRV, which is an abbreviation for Service, is a DNS record, which permits you to employ a domain for a particular service different from a site. By setting up a couple of SRV records, you are able to use the domain with different companies and forward it to several servers at once, each server handling a separate service. You could specify the port number for the connection to each and every machine, so there will not be any interference. You can also set different priorities and weight for two records that are used for the very same service, but direct to different servers for redundancy or load balancing. Using an SRV record you can employ your domain address or a subdomain under it for a Voice-Over-IP server, for instance, and have the real software running on a number of machines with different companies. Which one a client of yours is going to use is determined by the priority and weight values that you've set.

SRV Records in Cloud Hosting

You'll be able to create a brand new SRV record for each of the domains you host inside a shared website hosting account on our revolutionary cloud platform. Provided that the DNS records for the domain name are handled on our end, you are able to manage them without any difficulty via the respective section of your Hepsia CP and only minutes later any new record that you create is going to be active. Hepsia includes a highly intuitive interface and all it takes to create an SRV record is to fill in just a few text boxes - the service the record is going to be used for, the Internet protocol and the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have default values, which you could leave unless of course the other provider needs different ones. TTL stands short for Time To Live and this number illustrates the time in seconds for the record to stay active in case you edit it or erase it at some point, the default one being 3600.

SRV Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

With a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you are going to be able to employ the user-friendly DNS management tool, that is a part of the in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. It is going to provide you with a quite simple user interface to set up a new record for every single domain hosted within the account, so if you would like to use a domain address for any purpose, you can set up a brand new SRV record with only a few mouse clicks. Using basic text boxes, you will need to input the service, protocol and port number information, which you must have from the company providing you with the service. Also, you're going to be able to pick what priority and weight the record will have if you are going to use a couple or more machines for the same service. The default value for them is 10, but you can set any other value between 1 and 100 when necessary. Furthermore, you have the option to adjust the TTL value from the default 3600 seconds to any other value - thus setting the time this record is going to be active in the global DNS system after you remove it or modify it.