Quick Answer: Is AAAA Record Necessary?

No, it is not necessary to create an AAAA record for your website as long as most traffic runs over IPv4, but I would argue that it probably is beneficial for the deployment of IPv6 to have more sites support the protocol.

Do I need an AAAA record?

AAAA Records are like A records but for IPv6 IP addresses instead of IPv4. Note: If you wish to setup a DNS record with Name.com, it’s important to note you need to use our nameservers – so name.com manage and host your DNS. Click on the domain name you wish to create an AAAA record for.

What is the purpose of DNS AAAA record?

An AAAA record maps a domain name to the IP address (Version 6) of the computer hosting the domain. An AAAA record is used to find the IP address of a computer connected to the internet from a name. For example, all the DNSimple name servers are assigned to an IPv6 address and can be queried via either IPv4 or IPv6.

Can I delete AAAA record?

To remove an AAAA record

In the record editor, search for the record and click on the trash icon to delete it. Confirm the dialog to delete the record.

What is the difference between an A record and an AAAA record?

‘A’ record and ‘AAAA’ record:

The main difference between ‘A’ records and ‘AAAA’ records is that the ‘A’ records used for IPv4 addresses whereas the ‘AAAA’ records are used for IPv6 addresses.

What is AAAA query?

An AAAA record is used to find the IP address of a computer connected to the internet from a name. The AAAA record is conceptually similar to the A record, but it allows you to specify the IPv6 address of the server, rather than the IPv4.

What is a AAAA Cname?

The record AAAA (also quad-A record) specifies IPv6 address for given host. So it works the same way as the A record and the difference is the type of IP address. Canonical Name records (CNAME) The CNAME record specifies a domain name that has to be queried in order to resolve the original DNS query.