Domains (Records Types)

Type of Record What it’s for
A Record Connects an IP Address to a host name
CNAME Record Allows more than one DNS name for a host
MX Record Ensures email is delivered to the right location
NS Record Contains the nameserver info
TXT Record Provides additional info about a host or more technical info to servers
SRV Record Finds computers that host specific services
AAAA Record Provides IP addresses that do not fit a standard A Record format
SPF Record Used to help prevent against spam
CAA Record Used to prevent anyone from obtaining an unauthorized SSL certificate for your domain