At this point, we recommend flushing the DNS resolver cache and web browser caches to ensure that your new DNS configuration settings take immediate effect.
Flush DNS by this procedure Press the Windows Key or hover your mouse over the bottom left corner and click the Windows Icon Begin typing Command Prompt Right-click the application and select Run as Administrator Run the following command in the command line and hit enter: ipconfig /flushdns7.
A domain name registrar is an organization that allows you to purchase a domain name, such as 'contoso.com'.
Purchasing a domain name gives you the right to control the DNS hierarchy under that name, for example allowing you to direct the name ' to your company web site.
We use Anycast networking, so DNS queries automatically route to the closest name servers to give you the best possible performance.
The Microsoft global network of name servers has the scale and redundancy to give you ultra-high availability for your domains.
When creating a DNS zone in Azure DNS: Note You do not have to own a domain name to create a DNS zone with that domain name in Azure DNS.
However, you do need to own the domain to configure the Azure DNS name servers as the correct name servers for the domain name with the domain name registrar.
Manage your DNS records using the same credentials, and billing and support contract, as your other Azure services.
The domains can then be hosted in Azure DNS for management of DNS records. A DNS zone is used to host the DNS records for a particular domain.
To start hosting your domain in Azure DNS, you need to create a DNS zone for that domain name.
Below these are second-level domains, such as 'org.uk' or 'co.jp'.
The domains in the DNS hierarchy are globally distributed, hosted by DNS name servers around the world.