An SRV record is a DNS record, which is used to point a domain name to a third-party server and use it for some service different from a site. This may be a Voice-Over-IP server, a video streaming service, an instant messaging system, etc. When an SRV record is created, you could specify an Internet Protocol which the domain will use and the port, which is to be employed to connect to the remote server. Furthermore, provided that you have numerous SRV records for the very same service, you can set individual priorities and weights for each one of them, so you're able to send out the load between many machines. Such a record will allow you to employ the same domain or subdomains under it with different providers, so you can employ it for various purposes even if you are unable to get all services from a single service provider.

SRV Records in Website Hosting

You're going to be able to create a new SRV record for each of the domains which you host within a shared web hosting account on our cutting-edge cloud platform. As long as the DNS records for the domain name are handled on our end, you are able to manage them without difficulty via the respective section of your Hepsia CP and just minutes later any new record you create will be active. Hepsia comes with a rather intuitive interface and all it takes to set up an SRV record is to fill in a few text boxes - the service the record will 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 indicates the time in seconds for the record to remain active when you change it or remove it at some point, the default one being 3600.