I recently dropped my web hosting provider in favour of hosting my site at home (I already have the server infrastructure, and now I have a fairly reliable 80/20 internet service). However, I was not yet ready to host my own nameserver / DNS. So I went hunting for a free service. It took some time but eventually I found http://www.geoscaling.com
I got my A records, CNAME records and MX record configured with ease but couldn’t quite figure out the SRV records (I was trying to enter the port into the ttl/priority boxes, which looked ok in the records table but didn’t seem to function properly). I was able to check using NSLOOKUP.
Open a command prompt and type
You should then see an answer as below:
If the SRV record isn’t configured correctly you will see a message: Non-existent domain as above.
Here is a screenshot of how you correctly enter the SRV record in the geoscaling web interface: