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

Managing Record Sets

Scenarios

You can modify or delete record sets, and view their details.

Modifying a Record Set

Change the TTL, value, and description of a record set to better address your service requirements.

  • You can modify the TTL, value, and description of the NS record set automatically generated by the system.
  • You cannot modify the SOA record set automatically generated by the system.
  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, choose Public Zones or Private Zones.

    The zone list is displayed.

  4. (Optional) If you have selected Private Zones, click on the upper left corner to select the region and project.
  5. Click the zone name.

    The Record Sets page is displayed.

  6. Locate the record set you want to modify and click Modify under Operation.

    The Modify Record Set dialog box is displayed.

  7. Modify the parameters.

    You can change only the TTL, value, and description of a record set.

  8. Click OK.

Deleting a Record Set

SOA and NS record sets are automatically generated by the system and cannot be deleted.

Record sets that are no longer required can be deleted. After a record set is deleted, it will become unavailable. For example, if an A record set is deleted, the domain name cannot be resolved into the IPv4 address specified in the record set. If a CNAME record set is deleted, the domain alias cannot be mapped to the domain name.

  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. On the Dashboard page, click Public Zones or Private Zones.

    The zone list is displayed.

  2. (Optional) If you have selected Private Zones, click on the upper left corner to select the region and project.
  3. Click the zone name.

    The Record Sets page is displayed.

  4. Locate the record set you want to delete and click Delete under Operation.
  5. In the Delete Record Set dialog box, click Yes.

Batch Deleting Record Sets

Delete multiple record sets at a time. Deleted record sets cannot be recovered, and domain name queries will fail.

SOA and NS record sets are automatically generated by the system and cannot be deleted.

  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, choose Public Zones or Private Zones.

    The zone list is displayed.

  4. (Optional) If you have selected Private Zones, click on the upper left corner to select the region and project.
  1. Select the record sets you want to delete and click Delete.
    Figure 1 Deleting record sets in a batch
  2. In the Delete Record Set dialog box, click Yes.
    Figure 2 Delete Record Set

Viewing Details About a Record Set

  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. In the navigation pane, choose Public Zones or Private Zones.

    The zone list is displayed.

  2. (Optional) If you have selected Private Zones, click on the upper left corner to select the region and project.
  3. Click the zone name.

    The Record Sets page is displayed.

  4. Locate the record set you want to view and click before its name.