Back Up and Restore DNS zones

Create backups of the DNS zones managed in your IONOS account to quickly and easily restore your DNS settings at any time.

    • You use the DNS Pro add-on feature.

    Edit DNS Settings

    The function described in this article can be found in the DNS settings in your IONOS account.

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    Creating a Backup of DNS Zones

    • Open the DNS settings for the desired domain.
    • Click on DNS BackupThe Create DNS Backup page will be displayed.
    • Enter the desired name for the backup.
    • Optional: Enter a description text.
    • Click Create Backup.

      The backup is now created.

    Restoring DNS Zones


    When restoring a backup, all existing zone data is overwritten!

    • Open the DNS settings for the desired domain.
    • Click Restore DNS. Note that this button is only displayed if a backup exists. The Backup Overview will be displayed.
    • Click the arrow icon next to the backup you want to use for the restore. An overview of the zone data stored in the backup will be displayed.
    • To restore your DNS zone from the backup, click Restore.

    Deleting Backups

    • Open the Backup overview.
    • Click on the trash can icon next to the backup you want to delete.
    • To remove the backup, click Delete.

      The backup is now deleted.

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