SRV, which is an abbreviation for Service, is a DNS record, which permits you to employ a domain name for a specific service different from a website. By creating a couple of SRV records, you can use the domain name with different providers and direct it to numerous servers at once, every single server handling a separate service. You can specify the port number for the connection to each machine, so there will never be any interference. You could also set individual priorities and weight for 2 records that are employed for the exact same service, but direct to different servers for redundancy or load balancing. By having an SRV record you can use your domain name or a subdomain under it for a Voice-Over-IP server, for instance, and have the specific software running on various machines with different providers. Which one a customer of yours will use is determined by the priority and weight values you have set.

SRV Records in Web Hosting

You'll be able to set up a brand new SRV record for each of the domain addresses you host inside a shared website hosting account on our innovative cloud platform. Assuming that the DNS records for the domain name are handled on our end, you will be able to manage them without difficulty in the respective section of your Hepsia CP and just minutes later any new record that you set up is going to be active. Hepsia comes with a highly user-friendly interface and all it takes to set up an SRV record is to fill in a couple of text boxes - the service the record is going to be used for, the Internet protocol and the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have default values, which you can leave unless of course the other company demands different ones. TTL is short for Time To Live and this number shows the time in seconds for the record to be active when you change it or delete it at some point, the standard one being 3600.

SRV Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting

With a semi-dedicated server solution from our company, you are going to be able to employ our easy to work with DNS management tool, which is a part of the in-house developed Hepsia web hosting CP. It'll offer you a simple user interface to create a new record for each and every domain address hosted inside the account, so if you would like to use a domain name for any purpose, you can set up a brand new SRV record with just a couple of clicks. Using simple text boxes, you will have to input the service, protocol and port number information, which you must have from the company providing you with the service. Moreover, you will be able to select what priority and weight the record will have if you're going to use a couple or more machines for the exact same service. The default value for them is 10, but you could set any other value between 1 and 100 if required. In addition, you are going to have the option to adjust the TTL value from the standard 3600 seconds to a various different value - this way setting the time this record is going to be live in the global DNS system after you remove it or change it.