An SRV record is a DNS record, which is used to forward a domain to a third-party server and use it for a service different from a site. This can be a Voice-Over-IP server, a video streaming service, an instant messaging system, and so on. When an SRV record is created, 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, if you have numerous SRV records for the very same service, you could set different priorities and weights for every single one of them, in order to spread the load between several machines. Such a record will permit you to employ the same domain name or subdomains under it with different companies, so you're able to employ it for different purposes even if you are unable to get all of the services from one service provider.
SRV Records in Cloud Hosting
If you host a domain address in a cloud hosting account from our company and we control the DNS records for it, you're going to be able to create a new SRV record with a few mouse clicks inside the DNS Records section of your Hepsia Control Panel. Our intuitive interface makes it much simpler to create a new record in comparison to other web hosting Control Panels, so if you need an SRV record, you'll only need to fill a few boxes and you will be ready. This includes the protocol as well as the port number, the value i.e. the actual record, the priority and the weight. For the last two you may set any value between 1 and 100 based on which server you want customers to access first or what recommendations the other company has given you. As an added option, you may choose how long this record is going to be active after you modify it or delete it - the so-called Time To Live time, that’s measured in seconds. Unless asked otherwise, you may leave the default value there.
SRV Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Creating a completely new SRV record for each and every domain address hosted inside a semi-dedicated server account on our end is going to be very easy and is going to take no more than just a few clicks using a user-friendly interface. Through the DNS administration tool in your Hepsia web hosting CP, you can create any record you need and when you choose SRV as the type, several more textboxes will appear on your screen. There, you will need to type in the record value, the protocol, the service along with the port number and you'll be all set. In addition, if the other company requires it, you will also be able to set the weight and priority values when they have to be different from the default value, which is 10. The range for these two options is from 1 to 100, so you will have a number of possibilities if you use a large number of servers for a given service. You can also outline how long the new SRV record will remain live in case you delete it in the future by setting a TTL (Time To Live) value for it. By default, the TTL is 3600 seconds.