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Public DNS A public DNS server contains information about which website corresponds with which IP address.
Standard DNS records DNS records, or resource records, are the basic unit of information in the Domain Name System (DNS).
Anycast With 14 points of presence in Europe and the US, Anycast ensures fast connections and load times for websites and services.
Domain Connect Domain Connect is a protocol allowing service providers to easily integrate with an IONOS name server. This creates a great user experience when connecting a domain.
DynDNS via API DynDNS helps you to forward your home network’s changing IP addresses to a fixed domain name.
What is free DNS hosting?
Make sure your website is always available
How to get free DNS hosting
Free DNS is included in selected IONOS packages
When you buy a IONOS package with a domain, free DNS (Domain Name Service) is included. This means you get complete access to the free DNS services with domain registration, MyWebsite, web hosting, etc.
Already got a domain with another provider? No problem – you can order DNS Standard free of charge to use with your domain.
The benefits of free DNS domain hosting
Easy DNS API integration
Link to existing domains
Free DNS service – FAQ
No, DNSSEC is not included in the free offer. If you want more security and stability for your domain, you can opt for DNS Pro, which reduces downtime, greatly increasing the loading time of your site. In addition, you can take advantage of DNS with Premium Anycast technology, which does include a DNSSEC protocol. It’s worth mentioning that you can also secure your domain with an SSL certificate.
No, Domain Guard isn’t included in the free DNS service and has to be added separately. With this domain protection, you control all DNS traffic and get the best possible security with two-factor authentication. Plus, you’ll also get a certificate of ownership for your domain and DNSSEC.
Yes, all IONOS customers have access to the DNS API for free. Here you can configure DNS settings as you see fit, changing all the most common records. You can also update DNS zones as well to ensure that your site is always reachable.
No, if your domain is hosted with another provider, you don’t have to transfer it. You can order DNS Standard from IONOS free of charge and use it with your domain.
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