Split Delivery and How to Configure Split DNS

Split Delivery: G Suite & Business Email

Hey there! My blog post this time, is to address a query you might have had about split delivery from a single domain. I’ve seen this being discussed on a couple of online forums so I thought it would be a good idea to shed some light on the topic. What is split delivery? Split delivery means emails will be delivered to the same domain but to two mail systems simultaneously. With split delivery, an incoming message is delivered to either a Gmail inbox or a legacy system inbox, depending on the recipient. This method works well if some of […]

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importance of secondary dns

Importance of Secondary DNS

If you have waited with bated breath for your school or college results, you must have also noticed that the institution generally provides more than one link to view the results and this, of course, makes you less nervous! The simple reason being if one link doesn’t work you can always use the other links. This facility of multiple providers is basically called Secondary DNS. But then what is DNS in the first place? Domain Name System or DNS (or servers) is basically an internet service that translates domain names into IP (Internet Protocol) address. As IP addresses are numerical […]

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The In’s and Out’s of setting up your Website

The first thing to have in place before starting an online business is the website. Without a proper functioning and professional website, it is hard to have a professional front and establish yourself online. There is a lot to a website, right from building your website to choosing the right domain name and, registering it. In this post, I’ll be covering the basic guidelines required for setting up your website, making it live and answering the basic query, ‘I bought a domain name now what?’ Basic Guide: Before you start deciding the theme, layout and colour scheme of your website, […]

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How to Create a Website with WordPress

Creating a website is a very obvious first step to taking your business online. Sure, you’ve done your fair share of research and narrowed down on WordPress as the platform to create your website. But the question is, how do you actually go about creating a website with WordPress? In this post, we cover all the basic requirements when it comes to creating your own professional website with WordPress from the scratch. Step I: Platform for Website Creation The first thing most of us do is a Google search to understand WordPress. The funniest thing though is instead of simplifying, […]

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Recent DNS Outage: Updates, Root Cause Analysis and Plan of Action

Earlier last week, we faced a Denial of Service attack on our DNS Servers which resulted in disruption of services for several resellers. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and disruption caused by the issue and as promised, here is a debrief. Following this unfortunate incident, we conducted a complete root cause analysis. Here’s what went on and what we’re doing to deal with potential future attacks. Updates, Root cause analysis and Plan of action: Over the last few days we have spent time analyzing our DNS servers architecture and distributed denial-of-service(DDOS) mitigation process & capacity at our Data center (DC). The post below […]

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Protect yourself against Email Spoofing

Email authenticity is a major concern for a lot of customers and one of the best ways of addressing this is by adding SPF and DKIM Records. Both these techniques can be used to prevent email spoofing. So what are SPF and DKIM Records? SPF stands for Sender Policy Framework and is an open standard to prevent sender address forgery. The way it works is that it stops email forgers from forging the sender address in an email. It does this by authorizing addresses that can send email for a particular Domain Name. You can get a little more info […]

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Managed DNS Service enhancements

  A robustly configured DNS setup goes a long way towards ensuring that websites and other services function efficiently. We enabled Managed DNS as a Free service with a view to give users easy and enhanced control over their DNS setup – continuing with that effort, we have recently added 2 more resource records to this setup.   AAAA Records – all about IPv6   The currently prevalent form of IP addressing is IPv4 (where IP addresses look like 123.123.123.123); this format allows for roughly 4 billion unique IP addresses. Given the rate at which the Internet is growing, these […]

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