Smart Routing

The Authoritative DNS offers a set of enhanced records that allows a network administrator to fully customize a domains DNS zone file.

For example, you are able to use DNS for geo-based routing, announcing different IPs in different parts of the world, or enable high-availability enabling the platform to proactively remove unhealthy records

Some of the smart routing options include:

Geo-Based RoutingRoute traffic according to a users geographic location.
Automated FailoverDNS-based automated failover and recovery.
High AvailabilityLeverage Auth-DNS to implement high availability zones without a CDN.
Proximity RoutingDNS-based routing that allows responses to be based on response times.
Alias RoutingAbility to use CNAMES on subdomains and domains, similar to “CNAME Flatetting”

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