How do I export domains from GoDaddy for import into Total Uptime?

To export your domains from GoDaddy basic DNS and import them into our DNS portal, you should follow these steps. log into GoDaddy and click to “manage” your domains. Click on the domain you wish to export Click on the DNS ZONE FILE tab to view the DNS configuration. Click the MORE link/arrow to pull […]

How do I configure my domains at GoDaddy to slave/secondary DNS with Total Uptime?

If you wish to keep your primary DNS hosting at GoDaddy and use Total Uptime DNS for slaving them (secondary DNS), you need to have GoDaddy premium DNS and follow the steps in this article on their website: http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/797/enabling-secondary-dns-in-your-premium-dns-account The above link also provides information if you wish to perform the reverse, that is… host your […]

How do I change the name servers at GoDaddy to point to you?

Here is a summary of the steps required to change your name servers at GoDaddy to our name servers. Log into your Godaddy account. From the top menu select “Domains” and choose “All Domains” as shown below: On the page that opens next, you will see all of your domains in a table list, each […]

GoDaddy DNS Outage

It seems GoDaddy had a very serious DNS issue affecting who knows how many customers around the globe for 4+ hours on Monday. CNN and other news sites report that it was an attack and WIRED discovered that GoDaddy even switched their domain to start using their competitor Verisign’s DNS service, which is an embarrassing move. We really don’t like seeing any of our competitors […]

DNSSEC Implementation Guide

We recently added an easy-to-use implementation of DNSSEC in our UI.  The currently deployed version in our UI makes it nearly impossible to misconfigure.  Every time you make a change, it is queued for review by one of our NOC engineers to ensure that the requested actions will not impact any existing chain of trust. […]

Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Solutions High Availability is attainable for business of any size. We make it easy to redirect visitors and clients from one location to another. As more and more enterprises, their clients and end-users classify applications as “mission-critical”, the financial risks associated with system downtime continue to escalate. In May 2013, […]

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 […]

The Need for Increased Availability is Now

The 2nd half of another year is here once again and as usual, it gives us one more moment to reflect on our New Year goals, how far away we are from achieving them and a chance to develop new methods to meet them. But for analysts in the tech industry, this is a time […]

How do I create a DKIM (Domain Key) record?

Yahoo originally created Domain Keys as an authentication and validation technique for email using a PGP-like protocol. The original specification has since been improved to DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) by the community and a series of IETF standards resulted in RFC 6376. DKIM makes it very easy for a mail server to validate whether an […]

The Top 5 Things to Look for in a DNS Service Provider

At Total Uptime, we’re often asked how we compare to other DNS service providers. Since every business has a different set of requirements, we thought we’d compile a list of the top 5 reasons some of our customers have chosen Total Uptime Cloud DNS vs. other solution providers who may also offer DNS services. Evaluate these items […]