How to Create Cloud DNS Zone on Google Cloud Platform

A DNS zone is a container of DNS records for the same DNS name suffix. In Cloud DNS, all records in a managed zone are hosted on the same set of Google-operated authoritative name servers. Please see below to create the cloud DNS zone on Google Cloud Platform.

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Step 1: Login the Google Cloud Platform and click the menu icon on the left-top corner in the dashboard;

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Step 2: Click "Network services" from the left navigation menu;

Step 3: Click "Cloud DNS" from the left menu;

Step 4: Click the "Create zone" button;

Step 5: Type the zone name and DNS name in the box, and click the "Create" button.

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Step 6: Click "Add record set" on the next page;

Step 7: Select "A" in the "Resource Record Type" box, and paste the IP address in the IPv4 Address box, then click the "Create" button to add the record set (Please check here to get the IPv4 Address)

Step 8: Select "CNAME" in the "Resource Record Type" box, and type the domain name (e.g., in the Canonical name box, then click the "Create" button to add the record set;

Step 9: The Cloud DNS Zones are ready on Google Cloud Platform.

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