Use External Nameservers to define nameservers outside of Dyn that you want to act as Secondary Nameservers.

These nameservers will receive notifications of changes to the Zone, and may issue Transfer Requests from the Dyn Nameservers. You can set external nameservers for all your account zones, or customize the external nameservers for one or more specific zones.

 

Directions to set External Nameservers for all Zones in Your Account

 

1.  Click Overview within the Managed DNS application. Main menu bar
2.  Scroll to the Customer Account Info section of the Overview page. DynECT customer account info
3.  Select Edit on the External Nameservers line.  Edit button without blue background
4. Use the following information to complete the External Nameservers form.

Service Default — Select Defaults Enabled or Defaults Disabled.

Nameserver Addresses — Use the Host fields to enter the IP addresses of the Default External Nameservers you want to use for your account.

Click the + key to the right of the Host 1 IP address box to increase the available spaces for Nameservers.

Click the – key to the right of the Host 2+ IP address boxes to remove that space.

Default external nameservers
Allow your servers to receive NOTIFIES from the following IP Addresses:
Server Use For This Zone Type IP Address
xfrout1.dynect.net XFR Zones – IPv4 Address 208.78.68.66 (Primary)
XFR Zones – Alternate Address 204.13.249.66
XFR Zones – IPv6 Address 2600:2001:0:1::66 (Primary)
XFR Zones – IPv6 Alternate Address 2600:2003:0:1::66
 

NOTE:  Make sure that you enter the Primary IP address as the first server to receive notifies from and send transfer requests to. The Alternate address is an offline secondary source.

 

5. Save Defaults to set the Default External Nameservers or Reset to clear the form. Save defaults or reset buttons

 

Directions to set External Nameservers for One Specific Zone.

 

1.  Click Overview or Manage DNS. Main menu bar
2.  Find the Zone where you want to setup secondary nameservers outside of Dyn.  Primary Zone List
3.  Click Manage for that Zone in the right most column.  
4.  Click Zone Options. Zone Options tab
5. Click the General tab or make sure it’s already the focus. General tab under Zone Options view
6. Use the following information to complete the External Nameservers form.

Account Default Servers — Click to use the default servers for your account.

Click Edit on the right of this field to access the Default External Nameservers edit view.

Custom External Servers — Click to specify the External Nameservers for this zone, if they are different from the Account Default Servers.

Click the + key to the right of the Host 1 IP address box to increase the available spaces for Nameservers.

Click the – key to the right of the Host 2+ IP address boxes to remove that space.

Disable External Servers — Click to disable the External Nameservers.

External Nameservers form

NOTE: Make sure that you enter the Primary IP address as the first server to receive notifies from and send transfer requests to. The Alternate address is an offline secondary source.

7. Click Reset to clear the form, or Save Settings. Save the settings or reset the form