DNS and Domains
This page explains the capabilities available to create and use Domains and DNS Services in the phishing simulator. You can integrate your DNS service provider if the platform supports it already and then you will be able to create phishing domains on the platform to use them in the phishing campaigns.
The platform supports Cloudflare as a DNS provider by default. Cloudflare provides instant subdomains for the main domains and it is easy to manage phishing domains and subdomains with Cloudflare and also able to use on-the-fly free SSL certificates.

Domains

Previously created domains are listed in the Phishing Simulator > Settings > Domains menu on the left sidebar of the platform The table below provides details of the content on this page.
Domain
The name of the domain
DNS Name
The name of the integrated DNS service
DNS Record
The destination IP address or hostname information of the domain
Created By
Indication that the domain definition was created by the platform (system) or the company (custom).
System type domains on the platform cannot be edited or deleted.
Status
The system checks if there is an access problem on the domain every 24 hours.
Date Created
The date and time that the domain address was created
Action
Edit the details of the selected domain or Delete the selected domain.

DNS Services

Previously created DNS Services are displayed in the Phishing Simulator > Settings > DNS Services menu on the left sidebar of the platform. The table below provides details of the content on this page.
The system supports Cloudflare for the customers to manage phishing domains and add/use them on the platform. These steps are only available to customers who can use Cloudflare for phishing domains.
DNS Name
The name of the DNS service
Service Type
A list of integrated DNS services that are ready to use
Status
The system checks if there is an access problem on the domain service every 24 hours.
Created By
Indication that the domain service definition was created by the platform (system) or the company (custom)
System type domains on the platform cannot be edited or deleted.
Date Created
The date and time that the DNS service was created
Action
Edit the details of the selected DNS service or Delete the selected DNS service.

Create a New DNS Service

From the left sidebar menu of the platform, go to Phishing Simulator > Settings > DNS Services and click on the “+ NEW” button. You will be asked to complete some mandatory fields to integrate a new DNS service.
DNS Name
The name of the created DNS service
Service Type
A list of integrated DNS Services that are ready to use
Email Address
The e-mail address registered with your DNS service provider
API Key
The API key provided by your DNS service provider
Make Available for
Select companies or company groups with which you wish to share the DNS service
This option is only available to Reseller users
Test Connection
Check the settings of the DNS service

Create a New Domain

From the left sidebar menu of the platform, go to Phishing Simulator > Settings > Domains and click on the “+ NEW” button. You will be asked to complete some mandatory fields to create a new domain to be used in phishing campaigns.
Domain
The domain address (e.g example.com).
DNS Service
Select the DNS service that is already integrated on the platform.
Customize DNS Record
Choose the DNS record type.
Record type "A" requires that you enter IP address information.
Record type "CNAME" requires that you enter hostname information. The Support Team can provide CNAME or A record information after requested via ticket.
Proxy Status
Proxied = Traffic between the user and the DNS service provider is provided through a reverse-proxy server. The traffic between the user and DNS is encrypted and the real IP address of the server is masked.
DNS Only = The traffic between the user and the DNS service provider is provided directly. The company is responsible for encrypting the traffic and the real server's IP address is not masked.
If the DNS Only status is enabled, the Schema option is not available.
Schema
Select the HTTP, HTTPS, or use of both protocols for the domain address.
Zone ID
Enter the unique Zone ID provided by Cloudflare. The information is at the bottom of the Dashboard page in Cloudflare.
Make Available for
Select which companies or company groups with whom you wish to share the DNS service.
This option is only available to Reseller users.
Test Connection
Check the settings of the domain

FAQ

Q: Can I use a DNS service other than Cloudflare?

A: Integration is only possible with the DNS services listed on the platform.

Q: Can I use SSL certificate domains in phishing scenarios?

A: The platform offers this feature If you use a Cloudflare domain address.
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FAQ
Q: Can I use a DNS service other than Cloudflare?
Q: Can I use SSL certificate domains in phishing scenarios?