TXT Record

TXT records hold free form text of any type. A fully qualified domain name may have many TXT records. The most common uses for TXT records are Sender Policy Framework (SPF), DomainKeys (DK), DomainKeys Identified E-mail (DKIM), and DMARC. TXT … Continued

A Record

What are A (Address) Records? A records map a FQDN (fully qualified domain name) to an IP address and are the most often used record type in any DNS configuration. A records can be configured in a domain for a … Continued

CNAME Record

These are usually referred to as alias records since they usually map an alias to its canonical name. The name server does handle these queries differently from an A record. When a name server looks up a name and finds … Continued

MX Record

What is an MX Record? MX, or Mail Exchange, records are used by mail servers to determine where to deliver email. MX records must be used in conjunction with A records. The A record will point to the mail server(s). … Continued

NS Record

NS Records are nameserver records. You can add additional NS records to a domain if you plan on using additional name servers that do not belong to DNS Made Easy. In order to do this, you must configure an ACL … Continued

What is Dynamic DNS

A Dynamic DNS service, or DDNS, allows you to connect to the Internet with a dynamic (changing) IP address. This helps you avoid connection interruptions and allows you to use applications that usually require a static IP address. Dynamic DNS … Continued

AAAA Record

AAAA records are IPv6 address records which map a host name to an IPv6 address. How to Configure Step 1: Enter Managed DNS  At the top of the Control Panel, Click the DNS Menu and select Managed DNS from the drop down. Step 2: … Continued

HTTP Redirection Record

What are HTTP Redirection Records? For any redirects that point outside of your FQDN, you need to use a special kind of DNS record called an HTTP Redirection record. These records are actually an A record that points to a … Continued