Category «DNS»

How to use the URL forwarder with a subdomain

Do you want to setup a specific subdomain to forward to another website, such as pointing blog.yourdomain.com to a separate domain? You can do that using our free URL forwarder, although do note that you can only setup one forward per domain at the present moment.   1 From your domain management screen (usually the …

HSTS Preload and .app

What is HSTS? “HTTPS” (SSL) is a way to encrypt your site’s connection. It ensures the link between your webserver and browser is secure. In Chrome, it shows a little green padlock in the corner of your URL bar. HSTS takes online security a step further. It is a way to require sites to have …

How to use Bulk Manage to modify several domains at once

Porkbun provides a mechanism for instantly making changes to multiple domains in your account at once. Using Bulk Manage, you can instantly make the following changes to several or all of your domains at once:   Authoritative nameservers Contacts DNS records Here’s how:   1 Log in. You should arrive at the Domain Management screen. …

How to create an SRV record

An SRV record provides information about web based services and is most commonly used for SIP services. SRV records use a special naming scheme which includes the service, the protocol, and the name of the domain. Example: _sip._tcp.goosehollow.design. would be the SRV record for SIP requests for “goosehollow.design”. Creating an SRV record on Porkbun 1 …

How to switch to Porkbun’s Nameservers

If Porkbun is your DNS host, we have four nameservers:   maceio.porkbun.com salvador.porkbun.com fortaleza.porkbun.com curitiba.porkbun.com   To quickly switch to our nameservers via Porkbun’s interface, do the following:   1 Log in. You should arrive at the Domain Management screen. If you’re already logged in, click on Account in the top-right corner and select Domain …

How to host your own nameservers with GLUE records

If you run your own DNS server on a static public IP address, it is possible for your domain to be assigned nameservers in the same zone, giving your assigned nameservers the appearance of ns1.mycustomdomain.com, ns2.mycustomdomain.com, etc.   ⚠️️ Note Porkbun’s DNS service cannot be used to DNS-host your domain with custom nameservers. You must …

How to install DNSSEC

DNSSEC is a way to digitally “sign” your DNS data, preventing man-in-the-middle DNS attacks. If you have been provided with a DNSSEC record from your DNS provider, you can use the following steps to install it.   ⚠️️ Warning Porkbun’s authoritative DNS does not support DNSSEC, however, we can install the registry-level record for you …

What is DNS and how do I edit it?

The Domain Name System, or DNS, is what allows you to use domain names to reach the websites you want instead of having to memorize IP addresses. DNS translates domain names into IP addresses. That way, when you type in a domain name in your web browser, like https://porkbun.xyz, you end up at our website. …