Question

Modify DNS using code or API?

  • Posted on January 29, 2013
  • fariazzAsked by fariazz

Is it possible to modify DNS records (for example creating a new subdomain and assigning it to a droplet) using the API, coding, or doing it any other way rather than using the Control Panel?

For example, I would like to create new instances of a webapp with a custom subdomain. Example the user chooses “hello”, so his instance would be located in hello.example.com


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Kamal Nasser
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July 5, 2013
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DNS has been added to the API a while ago: https://api.digitalocean.com/#domains-list

Bobby Iliev
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December 9, 2021

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Hi, I wrote a little shell script to update and A record (like dynamic DNS) <br> <br>https://gist.github.com/glpunk/8679208 <br> <br>enjoy