An SRV record is a DNS record, that is used to forward a domain to a third-party server and use it for a service different from an Internet 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 could specify an Internet Protocol the domain name will use and the port, which will be employed to connect to the remote server. Additionally, if you have many SRV records for the exact same service, you are able to set various priorities and weights for each and every one of them, so you're able to spread the load between a number of machines. Such a record will enable you to employ the same domain name or subdomains under it with different companies, so you could use it for different purposes even if you can't get all of the services from one service provider.
SRV Records in Cloud Website Hosting
If you host a domain name within a cloud website hosting account from our company and we handle the DNS records for it, you are going to be able to create a new SRV record with only a few mouse clicks in the DNS Records section of your Hepsia CP. Our user-friendly interface makes it much easier to set up a new record in comparison to other website hosting Control Panels, so if you require an SRV record, you'll only need to fill a couple of boxes and you will be all set. This includes the protocol as well as the port number, the value i.e. the actual record, the priority and the weight. For the last 2 you may set any value in between 1 and 100 based on which server you would like customers to access first or what recommendations the other company has given you. As an extra option, you can select how long this record is going to be active after you change it or delete it - the so-called Time To Live time, that’s measured in seconds. Unless requested otherwise, you could leave the default value there.