Question: What Is A AAAA Cname?

What is A and 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. As with the A records, you can use multiple AAAA records for the same domain in order to provide redundancy.

What is a Cname used for?

A Canonical Name or CNAME record is a type of DNS record that maps an alias name to a true or canonical domain name. CNAME records are typically used to map a subdomain such as www or mail to the domain hosting that subdomain’s content.

Is AAAA record necessary?

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.

What does a TXT MX Cname SRV records mean what are they used for?

A – specifies IP addresses corresponding to your domain and its subdomains; MX – specifies where the emails for your domain should be delivered; CNAME – specifies redirects from your domain’s subdomains to other domains / subdomains; TXT – these records are used to store text-based information related to your domain.

What does AAAA stand for?

American Association of Advertising Agencies

What is a AAAA?

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.