To transition to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS, download your Standard DNS zone and upload the zone file to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS. After you create your zone you will need to delegate it to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS nameservers.

Download a Zone from Standard DNS

  1. Log into your Dyn eCommerce account at https://account.dyn.com using your username or email address.   
  2. Under My Services, click My Zones/Domains. 
  3. Click the Dyn Standard DNS Service link beside the zone you would like to export.
  4. Click Export Zone. 

Your zone file is saved as a text file. 

For more information, see https://help.dyn.com/export-your-standard-dns-zone/. 


Upload the Zone File to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS

  1. Log into the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console at https://cloud.oracle.com/en_US/sign-in.
  2. Open the navigation menu. Under Solutions, Platform and Edge, go to Edge Services and click DNS Zone Management 
  3. Click Create Zone 
  4. In the Create Zone dialog box, select Import from the Method drop-down menu.
  5. Drag and drop, select, or paste a valid zone file into the Import Zone File window. The zone is imported as a primary zone. 
  6. Click Submit 

The system creates and publishes the zone, complete with the necessary SOA and NS records.  


Delegate the Zone

  1. Open the navigation menu. Under Solutions, Platform and Edge, go to Edge Services and click DNS Zone Management. 
  2. Click the Zone Name you want to delegate. Zone details and a list of records appear. 
  3. Use the Type sort filter to locate the NS records for your zone. 
  4. Note the nameservers in the RDATA field within each NS record. 
  5. You can use the noted nameservers to change your domain DNS delegation. 

Change Your Nameserver Delegation with Dyn

  1. Log into your Dyn eCommerce account at https://account.dyn.com using your username or email address. 
  2. Under My Services, click My Zones/Domains. 
  3. Click Domain Registration beside the domain you want to delegate. 
  4. Click Edit Nameservers and paste your copied Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS nameservers into the field. Ensure that each nameserver address is on its own line with no extra spaces or commas between them. 
  5. Click Save Nameservers.  

Delegate Your Domain with Different Registrars

If you have purchased Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS services but have registered your domain with another registrar, you will need to delegate your domain to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure DNS nameservers with your registrar. Refer to your registrar’s documentation for instructions. 


Cancel Dyn Standard DNS Service 


Allow 48 hours for full propagation to complete before canceling your existing Dyn Standard DNS service. 

  1. Log into your Dyn eCommerce account at https://account.dyn.com using your username or email address.
  2. Under My Services, select My Zones/Domain.
  3. Select Dyn Standard DNS Service next to the applicable zone you want to cancel.
  4. Click Cancel Now.