Setting Up and Managing DNSSEC

In this article, we will show you how to enable and disable DNSSEC for your domains.

Requirements

Edit DNS Settings

The function described in this article can be found in the DNS settings in your IONOS account.

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Activating DNSSEC

  • Open the DNS settings of the domain for which you want to enable DNSSEC.
  • In the DNSSEC section, click Activate.

DNSSEC is now activated. This may take a moment.

    Please Note

    It may take several hours before this change takes effect worldwide.

    As part of the activation of DNSSEC, we have made the following changes to the DNS zone:

    • The zone was signed
    • The public signature key has been stored
    • A corresponding DS record (Delegation Signer Resource Record) was added.

    Disabling DNSSEC

    • Open the DNS settings of the domain for which you want to disable DNSSEC.
    • In the DNSSEC section, click Disable.

    DNSSEC is now deactivated. This may take a moment.