Case Study - Defending against DDoS attacks, improving DNS management, and enhancing web redirects

Change zone's status

Description

Changes the status of the zone to active or inactive


Parameters

Name Data Type Status Description
auth-id or sub-auth-id or sub-auth-user Integer Required Authentication parameter
auth-password String Required Authentication parameter
domain-name String Required Domain name to change the status of
status Integer Optional Set to 1, to activate or to 0 to deactivate the zone. If omitted the status will be toggled.

 Return: Array with status and status description.


Errors

When the authenctication of API user is not correct, any API request will fail with the following status and statusDescription:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Invalid authentication, incorrect auth-id or auth-password."}

In case the credentials of API sub user are invalid, the following status and statusDescription will be returned:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Invalid authentication, incorrect sub-auth-id, sub-auth-user or auth-password."}

When invalid or non-existant domain-name is entered, the following status will be returned:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Missing domain-name"}

If invalid, or different than the suggested values (0 or 1), is entered for status parameter, the zone status will always be changed to "deactivated".

Note: These are example errors in JSON format.


 Example

URL JSON: https://api.cloudns.net/dns/change-status.json
POST/GET:
auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&status=0
sub-auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&status=0


URL XML: https://api.cloudns.net/dns/change-status.xml
POST/GET:
auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&status=0
sub-auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&status=0


Last modified: 2020-01-13
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