Domain Name Service

Domain Name Service (DNS) provides highly available and scalable authoritative DNS resolution services along with domain name management. It translates domain names into IP addresses required for network connection to route visitors to desired resources.

This free service is enabled by default for all HUAWEI CLOUD users.

Product Advantages
  • Private DNS for VPCs

    Provides secure private DNS. You can have your own authoritative DNS servers in VPCs to improve resolution efficiency, lower network latency, and prevent DNS spoofing.

  • High Performance

    Offers a new generation of efficient and stable resolution services, enabling tens of millions of concurrent queries on a single node.

  • Reverse Resolution

    Maps IP addresses to domain names to reduce spam.

  • Security Protection

    Defends services against various DDoS attacks with Huawei's powerful anti-DDoS devices and rich security protection experience.

Application Scenarios
  • General DNS Resolution

  • Service Management

  • Application Deployment

General DNS Resolution

General DNS Resolution

The DNS service enables visitors to access your service resources, such as ECS, OBS, RDS, and ELB using domain names.

Advantages

High Concurrency

Tens of millions of concurrent queries on a single node

Multiple Record Types

Supporting all of the most commonly used record types

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Service Management

Service Management

You can create public and private zones for the same domain names to deploy your website both online and offline with the same code, facilitating service maintenance.

Advantages

Smooth Deployment

Deploy the same services online and offline. Offline changes can be seamlessly updated online.

Easy Maintenance

Test the offline service in a VPC without interrupting online applications.

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Application Deployment

Application Deployment

You can map private domain names to ECS IP addresses in specified VPCs, allowing these ECSs to communicate with each other using domain names.

Advantages

No Code Modification

Once an ECS is faulty, you only need to change its IP address in DNS records, instead of modifying existing configurations.

Free from DNS Spoofing

Private domain names are not exposed to the Internet so you do not need to worry about DNS spoofing and attacks.

High Performance

A private DNS server directly responds to requests for private domain names, greatly reducing network latency.

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Functions

  • Private DNS

    Secure domain name resolution within VPCs

  • Record Management

    Multiple record types

Private DNS

  • Customize any domain names in VPCs.

  • Associate one DNS zone with multiple VPCs to simplify service deployment and management.

  • Create PTR records for ECS private IP addresses.

  • Receive responses directly from an internal DNS server for private domain requests, for example, to access ECSs in VPCs and services like OBS and API Gateway, accelerating name resolution and preventing DNS spoofing.

Record Management

  • Stable, secure, and swift DNS resolution

  • Rich features, such as PTR records, DKIM, and wildcard DNS records

  • Multiple record types, including A, AAAA, MX, CNAME, TXT, NS, PTR, and SRV

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