Does using DigitalOcean domain name servers cost extra money?

Posted September 8, 2015 20.9k views

As I am following a tutorial, I wonder if using DigitalOcean domain name servers would cost extra money on top of monthly droplet fee.

Thanks in advance :)

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No. DNS hosting is free for all DigitalOcean customers =)

follow-up question, since this is related and I stumbled upon this from a web-search:

  • I started a droplet , tested some DNS functionality, then stopped the droplet.
  • Notice that DNS is still running?
  • if I am NOT actively running a droplet at that time do we still get the DNS functionality? I still intend to be creating/destroying/using droplets, but I wanted to confirm the availability of the DNS management function so I don’t have to be always running a droplet just so that DNS doesn’t go down.
  • DO’s answer from 3 years ago....

    **Moisey Uretsky Team DO Lucas Freitas • 3 years ago

    There’s no requirement to have a running virtual server to use the DNS manager, but you will need to unlock the account first by either adding a credit card or sending a Paypal payment.

    But there are no charges for DNS management.


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