Know more about DNS records

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, …

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 …

A record – The Most Popular DNS record type

Description of an A record

The address is denoted by the letter A. A record, version 4, connects a domain name to an IP address (IPv4). To put it another way, an A record uses the correct IP address to direct a specific domain that a user has requested to its proper location.

Although it is the most fundamental DNS record available, it is crucial to your DNS settings. It is likely the DNS zone record that is used the most. Redundancy is another benefit of using various A records for a single domain, in addition to its specialized functionality.

Although it’s a simple element, servers’ ability to respond to queries depends on it. It is the king of DNS records because of this. Therefore, DNS must exist.

How to check DNS A records?

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DNS record: Definition & Types

In this article, we will explore the DNS record definition and its types. To make an introduction, DNS or the so-called Domain Name System converts human-readable domain names into machine-readable IP addresses. And it is exactly DNS records that help this process. So, let’s now focus on their purpose. SRV …