Meet Premium DNS!
HEXONET's Premium DNS is a powerful, yet simple DNS solution that is built on our brand new, globally connected Anycast DNS network. Our highly-reliable Premium DNS service can optimize your DNS resolution, leading to faster response rates for your website and ensuring that your website is always responsive with our globally accessible DNS network. On top of that, Premium DNS adds multiple layers of security and protection against cybersecurity threats such as DDoS attacks. With today's standard on faster speed, tighter security and websites that are always accessible, Premium DNS is a must-have for anyone with a personal website, business, e-commerce and more! Launched on October 15th, 2018, read below to learn how you can switch your domains to HEXONET's new Premium DNS solution.
Premium DNS Plans and Pricing
All plans include:
- Around-the-clock monitoring of DNS traffic
- Analytics dashboard showing valuable insights on your DNS traffic
- DNSSEC feature for any domains
Each plan differs by the maximum number of monthly queries the DNS zone can make. The following is the price plan for Premium DNS:
|Premium DNS plan||Maximum monthly queries||Annual Price|
|Premium 2M||2 million queries||$10.00 USD|
|Premium 5M||5 million queries||$25.00 USD|
|Premium 15M||15 million queries||$60.00 USD|
If you need a plan that has a higher monthly queries limit, please contact Sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic DNS vs Premium DNS
HEXONET will continue to offer a free DNS service for all domains registered with HEXONET. Basic DNS provides standard features to create and manage your DNS zones. It will not include features offered by Premium DNS such as DNS traffic monitoring, analytics dashboard and DNSSEC capability. Also, SLA is not applicable for Basic DNS.
Basic DNS is available only for domains that are registered with HEXONET. However, Basic DNS is not available for subdomains even if the domain is registered with HEXONET.
Starting on October 15th, 2018, DNS zones must be created with either Basic DNS or Premium DNS only.
Legacy DNS Zones
DNS zones that were created before October 15th, 2018, are considered Legacy DNS zones and will be eligible for one of the following retention plans:
Internal DNS zone: your DNS zones will continue to be supported under the same terms and conditions that were agreed upon at its creation until October 15th, 2019. You can upgrade to Premium DNS via the Control Panel at any time during this 1-year period. Any Legacy DNS zones that are not upgraded to Premium DNS by October 15th, 2019 will be automatically (and without charge) converted to DNS zones under the new and free Basic DNS terms and conditions.
External DNS zone: your DNS zone will continue to be supported under the same terms and conditions that were agreed upon at its creation until October 15th, 2019, including the monthly service fees. You can upgrade to Premium DNS via the Control Panel at any time during this 1-year period. Any Legacy DNS zones that were not upgraded to Premium DNS by October 15th, 2019 will be automatically deleted as only Premium DNS allows for DNS zones with domain names registered at other registrars.
Note, once you've upgraded your Legacy DNS zone to Premium DNS, the retention plan will no longer be applicable for the DNS zone and you cannot revert back to Legacy DNS.
You can find your Legacy DNS zones under DNS Service > Legacy DNS Zones in the Control Panel.
Click here to learn more about the Premium DNS Upgrade Policy, Over Limit and Suspension Policy, as well as how to manage Legacy DNS zones.
Click here to learn more about how to create and manage both Basic DNS and Premium DNS via the Control Panel.