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Rackspace Retiring DNS records for and

Rackspace will be retiring the DNS records for and This change will impact any customers using these forward records to access their servers, either through using the "*" records or by creating a CNAME records from their domain to those records.

To avoid any service interruptions when the DNS zones and records for and are retired, we are advising you to review your DNS configurations and ensure that you are not using these records for accessing your servers.

• If you find that you are using them, we suggest you add the corresponding A record to your domain, rather than using the A record in the and domains.

For assistance, please see our DNS API, which provides a simple programmatic way of doing this:

Thank you,


Rackspace Linux Admin II