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A DNS zone delegation is the delegation of the authority over a portion of a DNS namespace to a set of different nameservers. DNS requests made to the delegated zone are serviced by the Authoritative DNS Server to which the zone is delegated.

There are three scenarios for zone delegation:

  • BloxOne DDI manages both the parent and child zones:

  • BloxOne DDI manages the parent zone and an external name server manages the delegated zone:


  • An external server manages the parent zone, and the on-prem host manages the child zone:


To view the list of delegated DNS zones, complete the following:

  1. From the Cloud Services Portal, click Manage -> DNS.

  2. Click the respective DNS view. 
  3. Drill-down into the primary zone.
  4. The application displays the following information:
    • NAME: The name of the zone.
    • RECORD SOURCE: The delegated zone will be shown as Delegated Zone. 


You can also perform the following in this tab:

  • Click to select the columns to display.

  • Click  -> Edit or select the check box for the respective record and click the Edit button to modify a zone.

  • Select a zone to view the details on the right-hand panel. You can view details like namedescriptiontypetagsstatus, and the number of DNS servers associated with it. If you do not want to view the details, click .

  • Enter the value that you want to search in the Search text box. The application displays the list of records matching the keyword in the text box.

  • Click  to filter the objects by nametype, and description.

  • Click  -> Move to Recycle Bin to move the object to the recycle bin. You can restore the object later or delete it permanently as required. For more information, see Recycle Bin.


You can perform the following actions:

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