Updated on 2022-12-02 GMT+08:00

Managing Public Zones

Scenarios

You can modify a public zone, delete a public zone, batch delete public zones, enable or disable a public zone, or view details about a public zone.

Modifying a Public Zone

Change the email address of the domain name administrator and description of the public zone.

For more information about the email address of the domain name administrator, see Why Was the Email Address Format Changed in the SOA Record?

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Hover the cursor over in the upper left corner. In the service list, choose Networking > Domain Name Service.

    The DNS console is displayed.

  3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Public Zones.

    The Public Zones page is displayed.

  1. Locate the public zone you want to modify and click Modify under Operation.

    The Modify Public Zone dialog box is displayed.

    Figure 1 Modifying a public zone
  2. Change the email address or description of the zone as required.
  3. Click OK.

Deleting a Public Zone

Delete a public zone when you no longer need it. After a public zone is deleted, the domain name and its subdomains cannot be resolved by the DNS service.

Before you delete a public zone, back up all record sets in the public zone.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Hover the cursor over in the upper left corner. In the service list, choose Networking > Domain Name Service.

    The DNS console is displayed.

  3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Public Zones.

    The Public Zones page is displayed.

  1. Locate the public zone you want to delete and click Delete under Operation.
    The Delete Public Zone dialog box is displayed.
    Figure 2 Deleting a public zone
  2. Click Yes.

Batch Deleting Public Zones

Delete multiple public zones at a time. After the public zones are deleted, domain names and their subdomains cannot be resolved by the DNS service.

Before you delete public zones, back up all record sets in the public zones.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Hover the cursor over in the upper left corner. In the service list, choose Networking > Domain Name Service.

    The DNS console is displayed.

  3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Public Zones.

    The Public Zones page is displayed.

  1. Select the public zones you want to delete and click Delete.
    Figure 3 Deleting public zones
  2. In the Delete Public Zone dialog box, click Yes.
    Figure 4 Delete Public Zone

Disabling or Enabling a Public Zone

Disable a public zone to stop all record sets in the public zone. When you want to restore the resolution of the domain name, enable the public zone.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Hover the cursor over in the upper left corner. In the service list, choose Networking > Domain Name Service.

    The DNS console is displayed.

  3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Public Zones.

    The Public Zones page is displayed.

  4. Select the public zone you want to disable or enable and choose More > Disable or Enable under Operation.

    The Disable Public Zone or Enable Public Zone dialog box is displayed.

  5. Click OK.

Viewing Details About a Public Zone

View details about a public zone, such as zone ID, operation time, tag, and TTL, on the Public Zones page.

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Hover the cursor over in the upper left corner. In the service list, choose Networking > Domain Name Service.

    The DNS console is displayed.

  1. On the Dashboard page, click Public Zones under My Resources.
  2. Locate the public zone you want to view and click before the zone name to view its details.
    Figure 5 Public zone details