High-performance and robust DNS thanks to Anycast and LiveDNS technology
Optimized distribution of DNS queries with Anycast
Anycast technology allows us to distribute the DNS queries around the world, and to respond to customers from the closest datacenter. Guaranteed service redundancy in order to ensure resistance to DDoS attacks, as well as the continuity of service in the event of a technical incident at a datacenter. Guaranteed low latency for your DNS traffic, and therefore for your customers, for an optimal online experience.
A record propagation time with LiveDNS
Thanks to LiveDNS, our DNS management service, each modification is propagated in less than 250 ms. Ensured reactivity for the updating of your DNS. The performance of DNS made in Gandi, with points of presence all around the planet.
Do you want to add a layer of additional security to your sensitive domain names?
Thanks to the additional Premium DNS service, you benefit from the Cloudflare infrastructure, in addition to Gandi's, to ensure a better risk management and the continuity of your digital activity. The ally of your sensitive domain names!
DNS that can be managed how you want
Public API available
Do you want to use our API or develop your own interface in order to manage your domain names or those of your customers? Follow our guide!
Interoperability with popular tools
Do you already have your own routine? Keep your usual way of doing things by using supported Open Source tools such as Terraform and Letsencrypt (acme.sh, etc.).
Our DNS support AXFR (DNS zone transfer), which allows automatically replicating changes made to a primary nameserver to secondary ones. You can therefore also add an external DNS in the network of your whoise to strenghen security in the event of a DDoS attack.
Simple managent via Gandi's interface
Gandi's interface is optimized to manage all types of domain name portfolios, from the most modest to the most consequential, both for direct customers as well as for resellers. Simply and comfortably manage your DNS via our interface, while also benefiting from our automated management tools!
Easy-to-use DNS thanks to our automated management tools
No need to worry about configuring your DNS. Our intuitive interface facilitates the management of DNS on one or several domains at a time.
Make use of configuration templates
You can make templates that consist of nameservers, DNS records, email mailboxes and forwarding addresses. You can apply them during domain registration or later, apply them in bulk, and even share them within an organization.
Link a DNS zone to one or more domain names
Do you want to apply the same DNS configuration to multiple domains? You can select multiple domains from your list of domains, and link them to a zone of your choice.
Safely manage the modification of your DNS zones
For more comfort, your DNS zones are saved before each modification. You can also manually make back-ups and restore a previous version whenever you want.
Activate DNSSEC in a few clicks
No more headaches when activating DNSSEC on your domains. On Gandi's LiveDNS, the process is automatic!
You are free to manage your DNS as you wish
Do you prefer to manage your domain names independently? No problem. Gandi provides you with everything that is needed to ensure the management of your domain names in the way that you want.
Use external nameservers
You are free to use your own nameservers with your domain names at Gandi.
Use our NS6 secondary nameserver
Gandi provides a secondary nameserver that supports pre-signed DNSSEC zones for free that can be used on domains registered with Gandi.
Manually activate DNSSEC
Secure your nameservers by activating DNSSEC on them, even if they are external.
Create Glue Records
You can manage the glue records yourself in order to use your domain name for your DNS servers.
Why choose Gandi?
20 years of experience
Practice makes perfect, and Gandi has over 20 years of experience to offer you robust and resilient technologies.
24-hour customer service
Our in-house technical experts are there to help you in 6 languages, from 3 continents, to be by your side when you need assistance.
Valorized customer experience
Your feedback is a constant source of product improvement. Is there something we could be doing better? Write to us!