How To Configure DNS Zone In Microsoft Azure

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You can host your domain using Azure DNS zone service, you can bind domain to Azure services or other providers.  Azure DNS uses a global network of name servers to provide fast responses to DNS queries. The Azure DNS name servers are updated in just a few seconds which provides your domain access in no time.

Step1. Login to Your Windows Azure account

 

https://portal.azure.com/

 

Step2. On the  bottom left part of the web page click on the More Services option.

 

more-services

 

Step3. Under the Networking look for DNS Zone & click on the DNS Zone.

 

dns-zones

 

Step 4. Click on + Add button on the top of the webpage.

 

add

 

Step5.  Now specify the  following details

Name                       :- Specify your domain name you have or you have purchased.
Resource Group  :- You can create a new RG or use existing RG for your domain name.


create-dns-zone

 

Step6. Now on the bottom left of the page click on blue button Create.

 

create-button

 

Step7. By default it will create two Record Set automatically.We can also create more Record Sets as per our requirements.

 

record-set

 

Step8. Now click on + Record Set. After click on + Record Set specify the following details & click on OK button

Name :- Leave blank or write www, it will be a prefix for your domain name , if you add www then you have to type complete domain name www.examplenet.xyz else you need only to type examplenet.xyz

IP Address :- Specify the ip address to which you want to attach the domain with.

 

add-record-set

 

Note-: We can also create a another record set by leaving the Name column blank.

 

two-record-set-added

 

Step9.  If you want to check your domain name is working properly then copy your domain and paste onto the web browser and run it.

http://examplenet.xyz
or
http://www.examplenet.xyz