An SRV record is a DNS record, which is used to forward a domain name to a third-party server and use it for a service different from a website. This may be a Voice-Over-IP server, a video streaming service, an instant messaging system, and many others. When an SRV record is set up, you could specify an Internet Protocol which the domain will use and the port, that will be used to connect to the remote server. In addition, if you have several SRV records for the same service, you can set individual priorities and weights for every single one of them, so that you can spread the load between a number of machines. Such a record will allow you to use the same domain name or subdomains under it with different companies, so you can use it for different purposes even if you cannot get all services from one provider.
SRV Records in Shared Web Hosting
You're going to be able to set up a completely new SRV record for any of the domains which you host in a shared website hosting account on our innovative cloud platform. Given that the DNS records for the domain are handled on our end, you’ll be able to manage them without difficulty through the respective section of your Hepsia Control Panel and just minutes later any new record that you create will be active. Hepsia comes with a highly intuitive interface and all it takes to create an SRV record is to fill in a few text boxes - the service the record will be used for, the Internet protocol as well as the port number. The priority (1-100), weight (1-100) and TTL boxes have default values, which you could leave except if the other provider needs different ones. TTL stands short for Time To Live and this number reveals the time in seconds for the record to be active in case you edit it or erase it at some point, the default one being 3600.