Detailed features

Free GSLB.me access provides:

Authoritative DNS:

  • Full authoritative IPv4/IPv6 DNS for one zone with up to 20 records
  • DNSSEC support
  • Support for A, AAAA, ALIAS, CAA, CERT, CNAME, LOC, MX, NS, RP, SOA, SPF, SRV, TXT record types
  • Support for wildcard records
  • User-defined TTL ranging from 30 to 86400 seconds for static and dynamic DNS records
  • Dynamic DNS for A and AAAA records. Dynamic DNS updates are handled using our free client or any third-party client that supports the dyndns2 protocol
  • Powerful REST-based API for orchestration and dynamic provisioning
  • One fully operational URL Forward rule

Smart DNS, load balancing and geographical routing:

  • One fully operational geohost using two targets. A geohost is an FQDN that maps to your geographically distributed application. A target is the IP address of a server running your application/website. The free geohost can belong to the free authoritative zone or to one of the freely provided “global” zone
  • Six balancing algorithms: any available, geographical proximity, georouting, priority, round robin and weighted
  • CDN offload to dynamically offload your traffic to your favourite CDN provider, based on load or availability criteria
  • EDNS-client-subnet support for accurate georouting and proximity balancing, with full integration with Google Public DNS and OpenDNS
  • Realtime availability monitoring through ICMP and TCP (port 80) healthchecks, plus one user-defined healthcheck based on ICMP, TCP, HTTP, HTTPS, POP3, POP3s, IMAP, IMAPs, SMTP, SSH, OpenVPN or “Always up”
  • User-defined metrics that can be pushed every 180 seconds and that can be used for services healthcheck and DNS balancing
  • Realtime geographical status map
  • Realtime services status dashboard
  • Realtime statistics on DNS queries and responses
  • Powerful REST-based API for orchestration and dynamic provisioning

Security:

  • Web GUI and REST API access handled through HTTPS with strict transport security and strong ciphers
  • Web GUI with full support for 2-factor authentication based on Google Authenticator
  • Ability to independently modify Web GUI password and REST API password to differentiate management and orchestration access
  • One fully operational firewall policy protecting one geohost, that includes one blacklist (up to 5 IPs/subnets), one whitelist (up to 5IPs/subnets), one client reputation category
  • Realtime statistics on the free firewall policy

Reporting and data intelligence:

  • An unlimited number of real-time graphs on DNS requests and DNS responses
  • Timespan granularity can range from 5 minutes to one year
  • Full historical statistics on: total DNS requests, per-target DNS responses, per-country DNS requests
  • Full reports customization
  • Powerful REST-based API to export graphs and statistics

Domain services:

  • One fully operational URL Forwarding rule, capable of forwarding/redirecting a shorter HTTP URL to a different HTTP/HTTPS address in either transparent or hidden mode

Support:

  • E-mail based support, best effort
  • Free assistance to set up your services

Paid GSLB.me access adds:

Authoritative DNS:

  • Support for an unlimited number of autoritative DNS zones with an unlimited number of records (0.10 Euro/Month per zone, minimum purchase is 10 zones)
  • Support for an unlimited number of URL Forwarding rules (1 Euro/Month per URL Forward rule)

Smart DNS, load balancing and geographical routing:

  • Realtime availability alerting: upon services failure GSLB.me can send e-mail, SMS and Pushover.net alerts (1 Euro/Month)
  • Support for an unlimited number of geohosts and targets to handle your geographically-distributed applications and services (10 Euro/Month per geohost up to 30 targets. More targets require a customized pricing)
  • Support for an unlimited number of user-defined healthchecks based on ICMP, TCP, HTTP, HTTPS, POP3, SMTP, SSH, OpenVPN (1 Euro/Month)
  • Support for an unlimited number of user-defined metrics that can be updated every 30 seconds to drive healthchecking and balancing algorithms (18 Euros/Month)

Security:

  • Support for an unlimited number of firewall policies protecting geohosts (10 Euro/Month per active firewall policy). Each policy can include:
    • an unlimited number of whitelists with up to 1000 IPs/subnets per whitelist
    • an unlimited number of blacklists with up to 1000 IPs/subnets per blacklist
    • client reputation matching based on one or more reputation categories

Domain services:

  • Support for an unlimited number of URL Forwarding rules (1 Euro/Month per rule)

Support:

  • E-mail and phone-based, 24×7
 For any sales or technical question please refer to our contacts page.

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