Azure DNS Pricing
Host your domain in Azure for outstanding performance and availability
Azure DNS allows you to host your DNS domain in Azure, so you can manage your DNS records using the same credentials, billing and support contract as your other Azure services. Our global network of name servers uses Anycast routing to provide outstanding performance and availability.
The India Regions are available to customers with a business presence in India.
The India Regions are available to customers with a business presence in India. The West India data centre is currently only available to select volume licensing customers and partners. For more information, contact your Microsoft India partner manager or account manager.
Azure Government is available to US government entities to purchase physically and network isolated instances of Azure Government from a Licensed Azure Government Service Provider or Partner with no up-front financial commitment or fee. Or, you can sign up for a free Azure Government Trial.
Important: The price in R$ is merely a reference; this is an international transaction and the final price is subject to exchange rates and the inclusion of IOF taxes and an eNF will not be issued.
Azure Germany is available to customers and partners in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and provides data residency in Germany with additional levels of control and data protection with a modest price uplift over global cloud offerings (% varies per service).
Azure DNS is not available in the Germany Central region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS is not available in the Germany Northeast region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS is not available in the UK West region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS is not available in the UK South region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS is not available in the West US 2 region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS is not available in the West Central US region. Please select another region.
Azure DNS billing is based on the number of DNS zones hosted in Azure and the number of DNS queries received.
Azure DNS is Generally Available as of 26 September 2016. GA pricing is provided below. A pricing discount of 50% will apply until 1 November 2016.
|First 25 hosted DNS zones||$0.5 per zone per month1|
|Additional hosted DNS zones (over 25)||$0.1 per zone per month1|
|First billion DNS queries||$0.4 per million2|
|Additional DNS queries (over 1 billion)||$0.2 per million2|
Support and SLA
- We provide technical support for all Azure services released to General Availability, including Azure DNS. Support is available through Azure Support starting at $29.0/month. Billing and subscription management support is provided at no cost.
- We guarantee that DNS queries will receive a valid response from at least one of our Azure DNS name server clusters at least 99.99% of the time. To learn more about our SLA, please visit the SLA.
- What is a ‘DNS zone’? Is it the same as a DNS domain?
A domain is a unique name in the domain name system, for example ‘contoso.com’.
A DNS zone is used to host the DNS records for a particular domain. For example, the domain ‘contoso.com’ may contain a number of DNS records, such as ‘mail.contoso.com’ (for a mail server) and ‘www.contoso.com’ (for a web site).
Azure DNS allows you to host a DNS zone and thereby manage the DNS records for a domain in Azure.
- Do I need to purchase a DNS domain name to use Azure DNS?
You do not need to purchase a domain to host a DNS zone in Azure DNS. You can create a DNS zone at any time without owning the domain name.
However, you will need to purchase the domain name if you want to link your DNS zone into the global DNS hierarchy – this enables DNS queries from anywhere in the world to find your DNS zone and be answered with your DNS records.
- Does Azure DNS allow me to purchase a DNS domain name?
No, Azure DNS does not currently support purchasing of domain names. To purchase domains, you should use a third-party domain name registrar, who will typically charge a small annual fee.