Create your first DNS record on Azure

Mr DevOps 🐳 ☸ ☁️ 🌐
5 min readMar 13, 2023

In this article:

This article is not to explain an enterprise solution for creating a network flow , however we will explain the steps of creating your first DNS record from A to Z.

Introduction

In today’s digital world, having a website or an application is crucial for businesses of all sizes. However, in order to make your website or application accessible to users, you need to map your domain name to the IP address of your server. This is where DNS (Domain Name System) comes into play. DNS allows you to associate your domain name with an IP address, making it easier for users to access your website or application. In this article, we will explore how to create a DNS record and map it to an Azure resource, using Azure DNS, Microsoft’s cloud-based DNS service. We will guide you through the process of creating a DNS zone, creating DNS records, and configuring your domain name to point to your Azure resources. By the end of this article, you will have a clear understanding of how to set up and configure DNS for your Azure resources, ensuring your website or application is easily accessible to your users.

Buy and map an App Service domain

For pricing information on App Service domains, visit the App Service Pricing page and scroll down to App Service Domain.

To create a DNS record , we need to follow the below steps.

  1. In the Azure portal, navigate to your “App Service Domains”.

2. In the left menu for your app, select Create.

3. Add your Domain name in the resource group that you have chosen and create the resource.

4. Once the resource is created , DNS zone will be created so let’s open it.

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