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Free Zone

What is Free Zone?

A Free DNS zone allows you to manage the DNS records for a hostname without charging you any fees. This means you can use ClouDNS's DNS servers to associate a hostname with the IP address of your website or other online services at no cost. Also, you can configure various DNS settings, such as A records, CNAME records, MX records, and more.

In ClouDNS, you can add a Free DNS zone with a free hostname. You can choose from a list of domains. The records for the Free Zone can be managed from the ClouDNS web interface.

How to add Free Zone in ClouDNS?

You can add your Free zone in several easy steps:  

  1. Login to your account.
  2. Click on the DNS zones [Add new] link.
  3. Click on the Free zone box.
  4. Enter the domain name you wish to use for your free zone
  5. Choose one of the domains in the list.
  6. Click on "Register".

How to add Free Zone in ClouDNS - Step by Step:

Why Use a Free DNS Zone?

The most common reasons to use a Free zone are the following:

  • Dynamic DNS: A Free DNS zone for Dynamic DNS (DDNS) lets you associate a free hostname with your changing IP address. This is helpful for remote access to devices/services on your network, as it provides a stable address even when your IP changes.
  • Learning and Testing: Free DNS zones are an excellent choice for those who want to learn about DNS management or experiment with different configurations before committing to a paid service. It allows users to gain hands-on experience with DNS settings and record types.
  • Personal Projects: It is a great solution if you have a personal website or projects that don't require high availability or advanced DNS features. It is commonly used for personal blogs, portfolios, or hobby websites.

FAQ

Question: Do I need technical expertise to manage a Free DNS Zone?

Answer: Basic DNS management does not require extensive technical knowledge. ClouDNS offers a user-friendly Control Panel for configuring DNS records and settings. 

Question: Is there any customer support provided for Free DNS Zones?

Answer: Yes, you can always contact our 24/7 Live Chat Support if you have any issues or want to ask a question. 

Question: Can I upgrade from Free DNS Zone to a Premium service later?

Answer: Yes, you can go from managing a Free DNS zone to upgrading to a Premium DNS plan at any time. That way, you will access additional advanced features and benefits.


Last modified: 2023-09-29
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