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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …