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DNS and types of Resource Records Zinist India allows (0)

Managing DNS Resource Records
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1. Types of Resource Records (RRs) manageable through Zinist India's DNS Service
2. To Manage Resource Records

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a distributed database, arranged hierarchically, containing records for domain names. The DNS system's main aim is to match a domain name to an IP Address. In order to fulfill this role, the DNS Server contains Resource Records (Records) in a Zone File, which contains the domain name and IP address mappings for computers contained within that Zone. All Resource Records have a Time To Live TTL (TTL), specifying the number of seconds other DNS servers and applications are allowed to cache the Record.
Types of Resource Records (RRs) manageable through Zinist India's DNS Service
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Registering and Managing Child Name Servers (0)

Registering and Managing Child Name Servers
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1. Registering and Managing Child Name Servers
    1.1. Add a Child Name Server (Anchor: add)
    1.2. Modify a Child Name Server (Anchor: modify)
    1.3. Delete a Child Name Server (Anchor: delete)

Child Name Servers are Name Servers which are registered with the Registry under your domain name. You have to register Name servers with the Registry, before you can use them as Name Servers for registering other domain names. Child Name Servers can be registered only by the owner of the domain name under which they are registered.

Using the DNS Service (0)

Using the DNS Service
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1. Activate the DNS Service
2. Change the Name Servers of your domain name to our Name Servers
3. Create various Resource Records for your domain name

In order to start using the DNS Service, you need to:

Activate the Dns service

Change the Name Servers of your domain name to our Name Servers

Create various records for your domain name

Activate the DNS Service
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To activate the DNS service

Proceed to the DNS Service interface. 1

Click the Manage DNS link.
Using the Free Email Service (0)

Using the Free Email Service
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1. Activate the Email Service
2. Authorize our Email Server to Send/Receive Emails for your Domain Name
3. Use the Email Service

Free Email Service comprises of the following services:

Email Account: Zinist India provides you with 2 Email Account(s) free with every domain purchase, alongwith POP/IMAP access. Each account comes with 100 MB space.

Email Forwarding: This service is provided free upon purchase of any Product/Service through Zinist India.
Changing Name Servers of a Domain Name (0)

Changing Name Servers of a Domain Name

In order to host a website on your domain name, you will need to obtain the Name Servers from the Web Hosting company with whom you wish to host your website and point your domain name to these Name Servers.
To Modify Name Servers of your Domain Name

Contact your Web Hosting Company and find out from them the Name Servers you need to use.

If you have purchased Web Hosting for your domain name through zinist India, then you need to set the Name Servers as specified by zinist India.
Customer Control Panel Guide (0)

Customer Control Panel Guide

As a Zinist India Customer you get your own Customer Control Panel [CCP], to Order and Manage your Domains. The CCP also provides a large amount of additional functionality. This guide will help you understand the various features accessible to you via your CCP.

Before you start with the guide you must have access to the CCP. Zinist India has already sent you your Username, Password and access instructions for access to the CCP, upon sign up for our Services.

Domain / URL Forwarding (0)

Using the Domain Forwarding Service

1. Activating the Domain Forwarding Service
2. Changing the Name Servers of your domain name to our Name Servers
3. Add a destination URL for your domain name

Activating the Domain Forwarding Service
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Proceed to the Domain Forwarding Service interface.
Click the Manage Domain Forwarding link.
HTTP API (0)

The HTTP API provides a simple way to integrate the functionality 1 of our Reseller platform with your Storefront, Control Panel or Application. You can leverage existing HTTP libraries available in almost all programming languages and try out or test the API easily using your favorite browser.

Right now, the HTTP API is available for free, and is subject to limits on request volume. If your requirements are above and beyond our standard usage policies 2, please get in touch with us.

Logging into the Control Panel (0)

Login from the zinist India Website (Anchor: website)
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Visit http://zinist.com.

On the top-right of the page, click the Login link.

Enter your Username i.e., your email address and Password.

Click the Login button to continue. Through this interface you can buy new products and services from zinist
Managing DNS Resource Records (0)

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a distributed database, arranged hierarchically, containing records for domain names. The DNS system's main aim is to match a domain name to an IP Address. In order to fulfill this role, the DNS Server contains Resource Records (Records) in a Zone File, which contains the domain name and IP address mappings for computers contained within that Zone. All Resource Records have a Time To Live TTL (TTL), specifying the number of seconds other DNS servers and applications are allowed to cache the Record.

Reseller Account Startup Guide (0)

Read this First: Reseller Account Startup Guide
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1. Select your Selling and Accounting Currency (Anchor: currency)
2. Add Funds in your Reseller Account (Anchor: funds)
3. Products and Services Signup and their Configuration (Anchor: signup)
    3.1. Domain Registration (Anchor: domainname)
    3.2. VPS Linux (Anchor: vpslinux)
    3.3. Dedicated Server Linux (Anchor: dedicatedserverlinux)
    3.4. Managed Server Linux (Anchor: managedserverlinux)
    3.5. SiteLock (Anchor: sitelock)
    3.6. CodeGuard (Anchor: codeguard)
    3.7. Web Services (Anchor: hosting)
    3.8. Enterprise Email Lite (Anchor: eelite)
    3.9. Digital Certificate (Anchor: digicert)
4. Configure your Website
    4.1. Setup SuperSite for your Customers (Anchor: supersite)
    4.2. Setup PartnerSite to attract Sub-Resellers (Anchor: partnersite)
    4.3. Use our HTTP API to integrate the Products and Services with your own website (Anchor: api)
5. Configure Control Panels for your Customers and Sub-Resellers (Anchor: cp)
    5.1. Use our ready-made private labeled Control Panels
    5.2. Build your own Control Panels using our HTTP API (Anchor: owncp)
6. Integrate your Customer Control Panels with your Website and Shopping Cart (Anchor: cart)
7. Update your Contact Information
    7.1. Personal Details (Anchor: personal)
    7.2. Company Contact Information (Anchor: company)
Transferring a Domain Name from Another Registrar to zinist India (0)

Transferring a Domain Name from Another Registrar to Zinist India

Explaining Domain (Transfer) Secret or Authorization (Auth) Code and How to Obtain it from your Current Registrar?
Transferring your Domain Name
Transferring a .RU Domain Name
Transferring a .UK Domain Name
Bulk Transfer
Cancelling a Domain Name Transfer
Important - Domain Name Transfer Caveats
Using the Web Hosting Service (0)

Once you have uploaded your content on our Web Hosting server, you may preview your website from a Temporary URL. This URL is available, both in the email that is mailed to you upon purchase as well as within the Order Information view of your Web Hosting Order. 4

When you are satisfied that your content has been uploaded to zinist India's server, you need to point your domain name to your website hosted with us. To do this you need to either:

change the Name Servers of your domain name to ours (recommended),

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create the necessary DNS Records on your existing Name Servers.