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Zone File Records

Name records are a way to tie host names (domain names) to the IP addresses

Type
– A is short for Address record, ties a name [forexampledomain.com] to an IP address.
– MX is short for mail exchange, An MX record ties a name [forexampledomain.com] to a host name for mail.
– NS is short for Name Server. ties a name [forexampledomain.com] to its host server, NS records should never be edited in the zone file.
– CNAME is short for Canonical Name. CNAME record ties a name [example.forexampledomain.com] to another name [test.forexampledomain.com].

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July 18, 2004 - Posted by | Web/Tech

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