Host your DNS domain in Azure
- DNS hosted alongside your apps
- Ultra-high availability
- Fast DNS queries
- Quick updates to DNS records
- Supports all common DNS record types
Host your DNS alongside your apps
Use Azure DNS to host your Domain Name System (DNS) domains in Azure. Manage your DNS records using the same credentials, and billing and support contract, as your other Azure services. Seamlessly integrate Azure-based services with corresponding DNS updates and streamline your end-to-end deployment process.
Accelerate your apps with fast DNS queries
Azure DNS uses a global network of name servers to provide fast responses to DNS queries. We use Anycast networking, so DNS queries automatically route to the closest name servers to give you the best possible performance.
Rely on the Microsoft global network of DNS servers
The Microsoft global network of name servers has the scale and redundancy to give you ultra-high availability for your domains. With Azure DNS, you can be confident that your DNS will always be available.
Get DNS updates without the wait
When you add a new DNS record, the Azure DNS name servers are updated in a few seconds—so you don’t have to wait long before that DNS record can be used.
Azure DNS Private Zones
Azure DNS Private Zones provides a simple, reliable, secure DNS service to manage and resolve names in a VNET without the need for you to create and manage custom DNS solution. This new capability allows you to use your own domain names, rather than the Azure-provided names available today, and provides name resolution for VM’s within a VNet and between VNets. Additionally, you can configure zones names with a split-horizon view allowing a private and a public DNS zone to share the same name.
Use your favorite DNS appliances in Azure
- Industry best-of-breed appliances
- Easy to configure and manage
- Easily scalable and highly available
Simplify your migration
Use the brands you already know and the skills your team already has to bring advanced DNS capabilities (such as security through DNS filtering) to your virtual network while maintaining a familiar experience.
Enhance your securityAdd advanced DNS security to your virtual network by deploying a DNS firewall, and help mitigate DNS-related security issues such as Phishing and Data Exfiltration. Learn more about DNS security appliances.
Why Trust Azure DNS?
Microsoft invests more than USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.
We employ more than 3,500 security experts dedicated to data security and privacy.
Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.
Azure DNS pricing
- No upfront cost
- No termination fees
- Pay only for what you use