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: The above link also provides information if you wish to perform the reverse, that is… host your […]

Can I use your DNS Service as a secondary or slave service only?

Yes, absolutely. In fact by creating a zone via the DNS Manager that uses your own name server(s) as the primary, you gain more than just one secondary server, you gain the benefit of our entire global network designed to significantly improve the performance of your DNS! Of course, you’re not limited to slaving DNS […]

Increase Availability with Ticket Excellence

Everybody has troubles — especially IT professionals. But for obvious reasons, they don’t have the luxury to ignore them, run from them, put them off, or pass them on to somebody else. Doing so would undermine availability. Perhaps the availability of a server or a desktop, or even a workforce. No, in the world of […]

Import/Export Tab

The Import / Export tab within Cloud DNS allows you to easily bulk-add new domains to the platform, as well as export domains (currently one-by-one) in a traditional text file format for easy backup or for import into other DNS platforms. When you first land on the Import / Export tab, you will see the […]

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 […]

Primary DNS or Secondary DNS?

A frequently asked question at Total Uptime is whether to use our cloud DNS platform for Primary DNS or Secondary DNS. Prior to answering that question, we should probably first define the difference between the two, and then the benefits of choosing to use Total Uptime for one over the other. Primary DNS is generally the DNS server […]

Secondary DNS – A Viable Backup Solution?

With GoDaddy’s unfortunate DNS outage on September 10th, we received an enormous number of inquiries about our DNS services. A frequently asked question was whether or not Total Uptime could provide secondary or backup DNS services for disaster recovery. The quick answer is “yes”, we can definitely provide this commonly implemented DNS backup solution, but we thought […]