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Understanding DDI: An In-Depth Look at DNS, DHCP, and IPAM

In the realm of network management, DDI is a term that encapsulates three critical components: DNS (Domain Name System), DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), and IPAM (IP Address Management). Together, these technologies form the backbone of network connectivity, enabling devices to communicate seamlessly and securely. In this blog post, we …

Understanding IPv4: The Core Protocol In The Network

In the vast and intricate world of networking, there exists a fundamental protocol that forms the backbone of communication across the internet: Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4). Despite the emergence of its successor, IPv6, IPv4 remains prevalent and essential in the functioning of modern networks. In this blog post, we’ll …

TXT record: Protect yourself against Spammers and Scams

In the ever-evolving landscape of the digital world, the threats posed by spammers and scammers are becoming increasingly sophisticated, making the need for robust security measures more critical than ever. One such measure, often overlooked but immensely powerful, is the implementation of TXT records in your domain’s DNS settings. This …

What is an SOA Record, and When Do We Use It?

In the world of domain names and DNS (Domain Name System), various technical components play a crucial role in ensuring smooth online operations. One such component is the SOA record. Despite its importance, many website owners and administrators may not fully understand what it is or when it should be …

How beneficial is the SSHFP record?

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to authenticate SSH public keys securely? Look no further than an SSHFP record! These DNS resource records store a cryptographic fingerprint of an SSH public key to help verify the authenticity of the key and prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. In this blog, …

Why do you need an SPF record?

SPF record: Definition An SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record is an essential type of DNS (Domain Name System) record used to authenticate the identity of a sender’s email server. It helps ensure that emails sent from your domain are seen as legitimate and not blocked or flagged as suspicious by …

How to use the CNAME record?

The CNAME is a great DNS record that will save you plenty of time and effort when you are managing different DNS zones. Use it for your subdomains, and organize the rest of the DNS records from the canonical domain name. How can you do it? Don’t worry. We will …

MX record explained for beginners

What is the purpose of the MX record? The Mail Exchange or MX record is in charge of storing the information needed to determine which mail server should receive emails sent to a specific domain name. Can you guess how many emails are sent every hour via the Internet? And …

What is the purpose of the PTR record?

A PTR (pointer) record is a kind of DNS record that connects an IP address to a domain or hostname. It is such a critical DNS record type that anyone working in this field should be familiar with it. And if you are that person, you came to the correct …