Blog January 19, 2018
How to Setup DNS Failover in Constellix

DNS Failover uses two of the applications in the Constellix suite: DNS and Sonar monitoring. First, we are going to create monitoring checks in Sonar and then apply those checks to failover records in the DNS control panel. You can watch the full demo here: In case you need a quick refresher, DNS Failover allows […]

Blog January 17, 2018
IP Blocking in Constellix

Over the next few weeks, we are going to create a series of videos and blogs that explain common tasks in Constellix. This week, we are going to show you how to block an IP address or location using IP Filters. What are IP Filters IP Filters are rules you can apply to DNS records […]

visual traceroute
Blog January 12, 2018
Introducing: Visual Traceroutes

What is it How it works How to use Visual Traceroutes What is it A visual traceroute is an interactive chart that shows you multiple traceroutes between two points. Visual traceroutes can be used to troubleshoot network issues, especially those caused by Internet Service Providers (ISP for short). In Constellix, the origin point is the […]

DNS: Secret Weapon
Blog November 28, 2017
The Online Retailer’s Secret Weapon: Managed DNS

Year over year, more shoppers are turning to online shopping during the Thanksgiving weekend. If you take Cyber Monday out of the equation, between Thanksgiving night and the Sunday before Cyber Monday, online sales still reign supreme. A survey by the National Retail Federation found that 59% of shoppers plan to shop online this year, […]