DNS Resources

Adding a domain you own to your DigitalOcean account lets you manage the domain’s DNS records with the control panel and API. Domains you manage on DigitalOcean also integrate with DigitalOcean Load Balancers and Spaces to streamline automatic SSL certificate management.

More Information

DigitalOcean Tools

  • Use the DNS Lookup browser-based tool to view the records associated with a domain name.

  • Use the SPF Explainer tool to view and evaluate the SPF records associated with a domain name or evaluate an IP address for mail sending.

Additional Tools

Retrieve DNS information from the command line and validate record changes for hostnames without having to account for propagation times.

DigitalOcean Community Tutorials

Conceptual overviews:

Step-by-step tutorials: