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Import My Domain's Zone File Records

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Last Updated: April 3, 2017 2:28 PM

You can import domain zone file records from a third party. For example, if you want us to manage your domain name's DNS, you can import zone file records exported from your current DNS manager or import a zone file currently in use on a BIND DNS server.

The data format follows the BIND zone file format and RFC 1035. We do not support all BIND zone file features, and we only support the import of A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT, and SRV record types.

Warning - Importing will merge and duplicate all existing zone records.

  1. Log in to your COMPANY_NAME account.
  2. Next to Domains, click Manage.

You can import domain zone file records from a third party. For example, if you want us to manage your domain name's DNS, you can import zone file records exported from your current DNS manager or import a zone file currently in use on a BIND DNS server.

The data format follows the BIND zone file format and RFC 1035. We do not support all BIND zone file features, and we only support the import of A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, TXT, and SRV record types.

Warning - Importing will merge and duplicate all existing zone records.

  1. Log in to your COMPANY_NAME account.
  2. Next to Domains, click Manage.
  3. How you export your zone file will depend on the view of your account.

    Card View

    In Card View, your account will look something like this:

    1. Select the domain name you want to use, click Text Icon (Settings) and select Manage DNS.
    2. Under Advanced Features, click on Import Zone File:
    3. Import Zone File

    4. Click Select Files to locate and open the files you want to import.
    5. After importing, you will see the message Records not containing errors have been successfully saved.
    6. List View

      In List View, your account will look something like this:

    7. Click the domain you want to use.
    8. On the Domains Settings page, under Additional Settings, click the Manage DNS link:
    9. Click Manage DNS link

    10. Under Advanced Features, click on Import Zone File:
    11. Import Zone File

    12. Click Select Files to locate and open the files you want to import.
    13. After importing, you will see the message Records not containing errors have been successfully saved.

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