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DNS Failover: server monitoring and disaster recovery

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Server monitoring and DNS failover is a must-have for any individual and organization that interacts with customers via a website. Having a server go down is bad, not knowing about it and not having a reliable disaster recovery plan is even worse....



Two-factor authentication and dynamic IP updates

DDNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

At Dynu, we strive to provide you with the necessary tools to keep your account secure. Two-factor authentication (or 2FA) is the best way to ensure security. Without two-factor authentication, should your account password be compromised, your account could be subject to unauthorized access and you may lose your domain name, emails etc. ...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

It can take from several hours to up to 1 day for DNS changes to populate all over the internet. This change is not only made to your domain's authoritative name servers but to millions of DNS servers all over the internet. ...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Accroding to Nokia Deepfield, there has been a 100% increase in daily DDoS peak traffic between Jan 2020 and May 2021....



5 useful DNS tools for network troubleshooting

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

When troubleshooting problems using our dynamic DNS service to host a website at home, connect to your work computer remotely or other online services, it can be very useful to have access to online tools that can help you narrow down the problems...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

You’ve probably come across a lot of strange words and acronyms while setting up your domain name. Here are some of the most common ones that you should be aware of so you can sound smart with your friends. ...



How to perform DNS lookup and troubleshoot DNS

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

The Domain Name System (DNS), is a key component of the Internet that maps a domain name to an IP address. There are mainly 2 ways to lookup the DNS records of a domain name, via the Command Line or use an online GUI lookup tool....



Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

You are most probably aware that Google offers a small ranking boost to websites with SSL certificate installed to promote internet security. You may wonder if you need an SSL certificate for your own website, whether it is an e-commerce site or a personal blog. Installing a...



How to flush DNS cache?

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

DNS stands for Domain Name System. DNS servers convert a domain name (such as example.com) into an IP address (such as 128.10.132.102). If you have an IP address that constantly changes like most people, then the mapping changes from time to time. When you visit a...



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