How do I delegate a DNS zone?
To create a delegation, right-click the domain (example.com) and select New Delegation from the shortcut menu. Click Next in the Delegated Domain Name wizard. Type the sub-domain under ‘Delegated domain” you want to delegate. Click Next.
What is the difference between DNS delegation and forwarding?
You can create a Forward zone to send queries for a particular domain to specific name server(s). These servers necessarily doesn’t need to be authoritative for the domain & could be just another recursive name server. A delegation, on the other hand, involves delegating a specific child zone to a set of name servers.
What is DNS subdomain delegation?
You can use domain or subdomain delegation, also called zone delegation, to configure your DNS. Subdomain configuration transfers only part of your existing custom domain to Marketing Cloud as part of your authenticated domain configuration. Marketing Cloud only uses the specified subdomain for appropriate activities.
What is a delegated domain?
When you register a domain name for use with a hosting account – either with us or elsewhere – or switch to our hosting services, your domain name needs to be “pointed” to that account. This is known as delegation and is quite simple to do.
What is DNS delegation record?
A delegation is a record in a parent zone that lists a name server that is authoritative for the zone in the next level of the hierarchy. Delegations make it possible for servers in one zone to refer clients to servers in other zones.
Do I need DNS delegation?
When you create new DNS zone, you must have delegation records in other zones that point toward the authoritative DNS servers for the new one. The resource record information of the new DNS zone will be stored in a DNS server, which will be the primary master for that zone.
What does DNS delegation do?
What is DNS delegation?
DNS delegation is when a DNS server delegates authority over a part of its namespace to one or more other DNS servers. For example, Adatum.com and sales.adatum.com could be hosted in the same zone, Adatum.com, with the sales.adatum.com merely being a subdomain record.
Why do we delegate DNS?
Delegations make it possible for servers in one zone to refer clients to servers in other zones. The root zone contains a delegation to a zone in the next level of the hierarchy, the com zone. The delegation in the root zone tells the DNS root server that, to find the com zone, it must contact the Com server.
Why do we need DNS delegation?
Delegation. For a DNS server to answer queries about any name, it must have a direct or indirect path to every zone in the namespace. These paths are created by means of delegation. A delegation is a record in a parent zone that lists a name server that is authoritative for the zone in the next level of the hierarchy.
Why would you configure DNS delegation?
Use the DNS Delegation for adding various subdomains. Use them for different purposes. Delegate control of part of your DNS namespace to another location. You can restructure your namespace and make other DNS servers responsible for a part of the whole information.
What is DNS delegation in Azure?
Azure DNS allows you to host a DNS zone and manage the DNS records for a domain in Azure. In order for DNS queries for a domain to reach Azure DNS, the domain has to be delegated to Azure DNS from the parent domain.