Upgraded infrastructure for B1 nameserver cluster

We are pleased to announce that we have completed a significant upgrade to our B1 name server cluster. This included the addition of new provider circuits and a significant effort at balancing our global Anycast traffic. One of our objectives is to provide our customers not only with a highly redundant and resilient global platform, […]

Those Vulnerable 3rd-Party Web Services

Just when you think things are getting safer on the web, somebody comes up with a startling claim and spoils your party: “Our analysis paints a somewhat bleak situation on the state of modern web ecosystem.” That’s the conclusion of a 2016 study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University. The full title is worth noting: Oh, […]

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 […]

Cloud Availability Platform v3.12

Today we released version 3.12 of our Cloud Availability Platform. Yes, it is true that version 3.11 never made it to production, so don’t worry about the minor version jump. It is intentional. This update includes a few bug fixes, new features and enhancements as well as back-end improvements that we’ve been working on for […]

Changing name servers at name.com

If your domain registrar is name.com, here are the steps required to change your name servers to Total Uptime’s. First, log into your name.com account. Then from the top navigation menu, select MY ACCOUNT and then MY DOMAINS as shown in the image below: The page you will see next will show you a listing […]

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 […]

Changing your reverse DNS name servers at ARIN

If you have received a direct IP allocation from ARIN and would like to point them to Total Uptime so you can create zones for managing reverse DNS, these are the steps you need to take in order to complete the process. Log into ARIN online right from their home page at www.arin.net Click on […]

How to create a secondary domain / zone.

Here are the steps required to create a SECONDARY DNS zone. Secondary zones allow you to keep your primary DNS hosting at another provider or on another server outside of our network, but increase redundancy by replicating zones to our network so you can add our name servers at your registrar too. Ask your primary […]

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 […]

Moving DNS zones from another DNS provider to Total Uptime

DNS domains (called “zones”) can be moved from any platform to Total Uptime’s DNS platform easily and without impact to end users. In this article, we will outline the steps required to ensure a smooth, zero-impact migration. There are 4 simple steps… Here are the steps required to migrate zones from your current DNS provider/infrastructure to ours. […]