Dns
SoftLayer_Dns_Domain_Forward

Overview

The SoftLayer_Dns_Domain_Forward data type represents a single DNS domain record hosted on the SoftLayer nameservers. Domains contain general information about the domain name such as name and serial. Individual records such as A, AAAA, CTYPE, and MX records are stored in the domain's associated SoftLayer_Dns_Domain_ResourceRecord records.

Local Properties

id

A domain record's internal identifier.

Type:

integer

name

A domain's name including top-level domain, for example "example.com".

Type:

string

serial

A unique number denoting the latest revision of a domain. Whenever a domain is changed its corresponding serial number is also changed. Serial numbers typically follow the format yyyymmdd## where yyyy is the current year, mm is the current month, dd is the current day of the month, and ## is the number of the revision for that day. A domain's serial number is automatically updated when edited via the API.

Type:

integer

updateDate

The date that this domain record was last updated.

Type:

dateTime

Relational & Count Properties

Relational Properties can be queried by object mask
account

A domain's associated customer account.

managedResourceFlag

A flag indicating that the dns domain record is a managed resource.

Type:

boolean

resourceRecordCount

A count of the individual records contained within a domain record. These include but are not limited to A, AAAA, MX, CTYPE, SPF and TXT records.

Type:

unsignedLong

resourceRecords

The individual records contained within a domain record. These include but are not limited to A, AAAA, MX, CTYPE, SPF and TXT records.

secondary

The secondary DNS record that defines this domain as being managed through zone transfers.

soaResourceRecord

The start of authority (SOA) record contains authoritative and propagation details for a DNS zone. This property is not considered in requests to createObject and editObject.