Can you reserve or register domain names?

Although not our core business, we can register or renew domain names for our customers. The fees vary based on the TLD (e.g. .com, .net, .org etc.) and they won’t be the lowest in the industry. We offer domain registration for our customers as a convenience should they wish to keep their DNS and domain […]

A Primer on the Domain Name System (DNS)

In the early days of the Internet, humans and other computers located the few massive interconnected computers the same way: by their numeric Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Soon, the impracticality of memorizing all these numbers became obvious and a rudimentary naming scheme was developed. A central repository of names and their associated IP addresses was […]

Changing name servers at Google Domains

If Google Domains is your registrar, here are the steps you need to follow to change your name servers to Total Uptime. First, go to https://domains.google.com and log into your account. Next, click on the DNS link to the right of the domain that you wish to point to our platform as shown in the image […]

Domains Tab

  Customers who subscribe to the Cloud DNS service will see the Cloud DNS main tab and this domains sub-tab. There are four main sections as shown above: 1. Main Toolbar The main toolbar is used to manage specific configurations and settings for the domain you have selected in the table. 2. Status Icon Legend […]

Add a Record to an Existing Domain

Method:              POST URI:                     /CloudDNS/Domain/{domainID}/{recordType} This method adds a record to an existing domain. It requires the following information to be posted in order to successfully create the record: For ‘A’ Records Field Sample data aHostName “www” – this is the […]

Edit an Existing Domain

Method:              PUT URI:                      /CloudDNS/Domain/{domainID} This method modifies the parameters of an existing domain. It requires post data identical to that for creating a new domain. Field Sample data domainName “example.com” primaryDNS “a1.uberns.com” responsibleEmail “johndoe@example.com” minTTL “300” refreshInterval “14400” retryInterval “7200” expireTime “1209600” soaTTL “14400” domainType […]

Create a New Domain

Method:              POST URI:                      /CloudDNS/Domain This method creates a new domain. It requires that the following information be posted in order to successfully create the domain: Field Sample data domainName “example.com” primaryDNS “a1.uberns.com” responsibleEmail “johndoe@example.com” minTTL “300” refreshInterval “14400” retryInterval “7200” expireTime “1209600” soaTTL “14400” domainType […]

Retrieve all domains

Method:              GET URI:                       /CloudDNS/Domain/ALL?{options} This method will return all domains within the account, including all sub-companies, if they exist. The {options} allow you to refine the results retrieved from the API. They must be formatted as a query string, e.g. if you use more than one, the 2nd one onwards should be preceded by an […]

Do you support SAN (Subject Alternative Name) extension SSL Certificates?

Yes, we absolutely do, and always have. Before we supported SNI, we recommended that clients with multiple domains on a single IP address use a SAN (Subject Alternative Name) extension certificate. To use one of these, simply attach it as a standard SSL certificate (that is, do not check the SNI box when attaching it). […]