Updating an existing PTR Record using the API requires specific syntax depending on whether you are using REST or SOAP. Use this table to find the syntax for your command.

See RFC 1035 for more information about PTR records.

REST Syntax

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/REST/PTRRecord/ PUT — Update an existing PTR Record on the zone/node indicated.

HTTP Action — PUT

URI — https://api.dynect.net/REST/PTRRecord/<zone>/<fqdn>/<record_id>/

Arguments:

  • hash rdataRequired. RData defining the record to add.
    • string ptrdnameRequired. Hostname where the IP address should be directed. Example: mail.example.com
  • string ttl — TTL for the record in seconds. Set to “0” to use zone default.

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SOAP Syntax

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UpdatePTRRecord — Update an existing PTR Record on the zone/node indicated.

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