An SRV record is a DNS record, which is used to direct a domain name to a third-party server and use it for a service different from a site. This can be a Voice-Over-IP server, a video streaming service, an instant messaging system, and so forth. When an SRV record is created, you can specify an Internet Protocol the domain will use and the port, which is to be used to connect to the remote server. Additionally, if you have numerous SRV records for the exact same service, you are able to set individual priorities and weights for each one of them, allowing you to distribute the load between a number of machines. Such a record will permit you to use the same domain or subdomains under it with different providers, so you could employ it for various purposes even if you can't get all services from just one service provider.

SRV Records in Cloud Web Hosting

You'll be able to create a new SRV record for any of the domain names which you host inside a shared web hosting account on our cutting-edge cloud platform. Given that the DNS records for the domain are handled on our end, you can manage them with ease via the respective section of your Hepsia CP and only minutes later any new record that you create is going to be active. Hepsia features a really intuitive interface and all it will take to set up an SRV record is to fill in just a few text boxes - the service the record will be used for, the Internet protocol and the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have standard values, that you can leave unless the other company demands different ones. TTL stands short for Time To Live and this number illustrates the time in seconds for the record to stay active if you edit it or remove it at some point, the default one being 3600.