The Traffic Steering API is a RESTful means of accessing Dyn’s Traffic Steering features.
Traffic Steering brings together Dyn’s robust Internet Intelligence data sources and analytics and Managed DNS services to steer your internet traffic based on real-time network conditions, such as end user performance and asset and availability.
Components of Traffic Steering
Traffic Steering is composed of three major components: Policies, Rules, and Answers.
Rules: Define the filters that Answers must meet to be included in a DNS query response.
Answers: Data to be included in the response to a DNS query.
RData: The IP address or CNAME of your cloud provider.
Asset: Your cloud zone.
Dyn’s REST API allows for simple HTTPS interaction with a variety of data encoding formats. The API strives to use appropriate HTTP verbs for each action:
The Traffic Steering API supports the JSON (
NOTE: Prior to general release of the API
Each invocation of the API produces a response in the JSON format.