Import records

Description

Import records, defined in parameter.

Note: This function is available only for master zones. It is not available for GeoDNS zones.


 Parameters

Name Data Type Status Description
auth-id or sub-auth-id Integer Required Authentication parameter
auth-password String Required Authentication parameter
domain-name String Required the name of the zone
format String Required bind or tinydns
content String Required
        list of the records in the chosen format; one per row
        @ 3600 IN TXT "3600 IN TXT "v=spf1 a mx include:_spf.google.com ~all"
        @ 3600 IN MX  ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.
delete-existing-records Integer Optional

Optional parameter for bind import. Set to 1, to delete all existing records


Return: Array with status and status description.


Errors

When the authenctication of API user is not correct, any API request will fail with the following status and statusDescription:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Invalid authentication, incorrect auth-id or auth-password."}

In case the credentials of API sub user are invalid, the following status and statusDescription will be returned:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Invalid authentication, incorrect sub-auth-id, sub-auth-user or auth-password."}

When invalid or non-existant domain-name is entered, the following status will be returned:

{"status":"Failed","statusDescription":"Missing domain-name"}

Note: These are example errors in JSON format.


Example:

URL JSON: https://api.cloudns.net/dns/records-import.json
POST/GET: auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-v=spf1 a mx include:aspmx.googlemail.com include:_spf.google.com ~allname=domain.com&format=bind&content=records&delete-existing-records=1
POST/GET: sub-auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&format=bind&content=records&delete-existing-records=1

URL XML: https://api.cloudns.net/dns/records-import.xml
POST/GET: auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&format=bind&content=records&delete-existing-records=1
POST/GET: sub-auth-id=0&auth-password=password&domain-name=domain.com&format=bind&content=records&delete-existing-records=1

 


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