Reverse DNS records

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PTR records resolves IP-addresses into hostnames. A PTR record is the exact opposite an A record, which points a domain name to an IP-address.

PTR records are used for the reverse DNS lookup. Using the IP-address you may get the associated hostname.

This module can be used to manage reverse DNS records. You can create new reverse DNS records, edit and delete existing ones.

Module «Networks»
Image:T-back.png Back to the networks list
Image:T-bullet.gif View the PTR records list
Image:T-new.png Add new PTR record
Image:T-edit.png Edit PTR record parameters
Image:T-delete.png Delete PTR records


View the PTR records list

  • IP-address - addresses from the selected network.
  • Domain name - reverse domain name corresponding to the IP-address.
  • Owner - IPmanager user who owns the IP-address.
  • Type - the way how IP-addresses can be used:
  • Notes - field for additional information.

Add new PTR record

To add a new PTR record, click the "New" icon and fill out the form field:

Module «Networks»
  • IP-address - enter an IP-address which PTR record you wish to register.
  • Domain name - enter a domain name associated with this IP-address. The domain name must be followed by the dot.

Edit PTR record parameters

To edit the reverse domain record parameters, select it from the list, click the "Edit" icon and fill out the form:

Module «Networks»


  • IP-address - enter an IP-address which reverse domain record (RTP) you wish to register.
  • Domain name - enter a domain name that corresponds to this IP-address. The domain name must be followed by the dot.
  • Type - select a type of IP-address allocation:
  • Owner - enter the IPmanager user who owns this IP-address.
  • Note - enter additional information.

Delete PTR records

To delete a reverse PTR record, select it from the list and click the "Delete" icon. Confirm that you want to delete the selected PTR record by clicking OK on the following form. All the associated IP-addresses will be released.

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