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List of DNS record types

Index List of DNS record types

This list of DNS record types is an overview of resource records (RRs) permissible in zone files of the Domain Name System (DNS). [1]

51 relations: Andrew File System, BIND, Classless Inter-Domain Routing, Cloudflare, CNAME record, DCE Distributed File System, DMARC, DNS Certification Authority Authorization, DNS zone, DNS zone transfer, DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities, DNSBL, Domain Name System, Domain Name System Security Extensions, DomainKeys Identified Mail, Dynamic DNS, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Extension mechanisms for DNS, Host Identity Protocol, Hostname, Internet Draft, Internet Engineering Task Force, Internet Society, IPsec, IPv4, IPv6, IPv6 address, LOC record, Machine-readable data, Message transfer agent, MX record, Name server, NAPTR record, Opportunistic encryption, Pretty Good Privacy, Reverse DNS lookup, Secure Shell, Sender Policy Framework, Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, Simple public-key infrastructure, SOA record, SRV record, SSHFP record, Subnetwork, TKEY record, TSIG, TXT record, Uniform Resource Identifier, URI record, X.509, ..., Zone file. Expand index (1 more) »

Andrew File System

The Andrew File System (AFS) is a distributed file system which uses a set of trusted servers to present a homogeneous, location-transparent file name space to all the client workstations.

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BIND

BIND, or named, is the most widely used Domain Name System (DNS) software on the Internet.

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Classless Inter-Domain Routing

Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) is a method for allocating IP addresses and IP routing.

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Cloudflare

Cloudflare, Inc. is a U.S. company that provides content delivery network services, DDoS mitigation, Internet security and distributed domain name server services, sitting between the visitor and the Cloudflare user's hosting provider, acting as a reverse proxy for websites.

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CNAME record

A Canonical Name record (abbreviated as CNAME record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) used to specify that a domain name is an alias for another domain (the 'canonical' domain).

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DCE Distributed File System

The DCE Distributed File System (DCE/DFS), Open Software Foundation, July 1991 is the remote file access protocol used with the Distributed Computing Environment.

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DMARC

Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is an email-validation system designed to detect and prevent email spoofing.

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DNS Certification Authority Authorization

DNS Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) is an Internet security policy mechanism which allows domain name holders to indicate to certificate authorities whether they are authorized to issue digital certificates for a particular domain name using a Domain Name System (DNS) resource record.

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DNS zone

A DNS zone is any distinct, contiguous portion of the domain name space in the Domain Name System (DNS) for which administrative responsibility has been delegated to a single manager.

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DNS zone transfer

DNS zone transfer, also sometimes known by the inducing DNS query type AXFR, is a type of DNS transaction.

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DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities

DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE) is a protocol to allow X.509 certificates, commonly used for Transport Layer Security (TLS), to be bound to DNS names using Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC).

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DNSBL

A Domain Name System-based Blackhole List (DNSBL) or Real-time Blackhole List (RBL) is an effort to stop email spamming.

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Domain Name System

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical decentralized naming system for computers, services, or other resources connected to the Internet or a private network.

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Domain Name System Security Extensions

The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications for securing certain kinds of information provided by the Domain Name System (DNS) as used on Internet Protocol (IP) networks.

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DomainKeys Identified Mail

DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email authentication method designed to detect email spoofing.

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Dynamic DNS

Dynamic DNS (DDNS or DynDNS) is a method of automatically updating a name server in the Domain Name System (DNS), often in real time, with the active DDNS configuration of its configured hostnames, addresses or other information.

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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network management protocol used on UDP/IP networks whereby a DHCP server dynamically assigns an IP address and other network configuration parameters to each device on a network so they can communicate with other IP networks.

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Extension mechanisms for DNS

Extension mechanisms for DNS (EDNS) is a specification for expanding the size of several parameters of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol which had size restrictions that the Internet engineering community deemed too limited for increasing functionality of the protocol.

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Host Identity Protocol

The Host Identity Protocol (HIP) is a host identification technology for use on Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.

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Hostname

In computer networking, a hostname (archaically nodename) is a label that is assigned to a device connected to a computer network and that is used to identify the device in various forms of electronic communication, such as the World Wide Web.

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Internet Draft

An Internet Draft (I-D) is a document published by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) containing preliminary technical specifications, results of networking-related research, or other technical information.

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Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes voluntary Internet standards, in particular the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP).

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Internet Society

The Internet Society (ISOC) is an American non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, access, and policy.

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IPsec

In computing, Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) is a secure network protocol suite of IPv4 that authenticates and encrypts the packets of data sent over an IPv4 network.

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IPv4

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) is the fourth version of the Internet Protocol (IP).

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IPv6

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

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IPv6 address

An Internet Protocol Version 6 address (IPv6 address) is a numerical label that is used to identify a network interface of a computer or a network node participating in an IPv6 computer network.

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LOC record

In the Domain Name System, a LOC record (experimental) is a means for expressing geographic location information for a domain name.

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Machine-readable data

Machine-readable data is data (or metadata) in a format that can be easily processed by a computer.

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Message transfer agent

Within Internet message handling services (MHS), a message transfer agent or mail transfer agent (MTA) or mail relay is software that transfers electronic mail messages from one computer to another using a client–server application architecture.

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MX record

A mail exchanger record (MX record) is a type of certified and verified resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient's domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available.

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Name server

A name server is a computer application that implements a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service.

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NAPTR record

A Name Authority Pointer (NAPTR) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System of the Internet.

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Opportunistic encryption

Opportunistic encryption (OE) refers to any system that, when connecting to another system, attempts to encrypt the communications channel, otherwise falling back to unencrypted communications.

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Pretty Good Privacy

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is an encryption program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication.

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Reverse DNS lookup

In computer networks, a reverse DNS lookup or reverse DNS resolution (rDNS) is the querying of the Domain Name System (DNS) to determine the domain name associated with an IP address – the reverse of the usual "forward" DNS lookup of an IP address from a domain name.

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Secure Shell

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network.

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Sender Policy Framework

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an email validation protocol designed to detect and block email spoofing by providing a mechanism to allow receiving mail exchangers to verify that incoming mail from a domain comes from an IP Address authorized by that domain's administrators. The list of authorized sending hosts and IP addresses for a domain is published in the Domain Name System (DNS) records for that domain in the form of a specially formatted TXT record.

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Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (email) transmission.

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Simple public-key infrastructure

Simple public key infrastructure (SPKI, pronounced spoo-key) was an attempt to overcome the complexity of traditional X.509 public key infrastructure.

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SOA record

A Start of Authority record (abbreviated as SOA record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) containing administrative information about the zone, especially regarding zone transfers.

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SRV record

A Service record (SRV record) is a specification of data in the Domain Name System defining the location, i.e. the hostname and port number, of servers for specified services.

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SSHFP record

A Secure Shell fingerprint record (abbreviated as SSHFP record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) which identifies SSH keys that are associated with a host name.

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Subnetwork

A subnetwork or subnet is a logical subdivision of an IP network.

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TKEY record

TKEY (transaction key) is a record type of the Domain Name System.

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TSIG

TSIG (Transaction SIGnature) is a computer-networking protocol defined in RFC 2845.

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TXT record

A TXT record (short for text record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) used to provide the ability to associate arbitrary text with a host or other name, such as human readable information about a server, network, data center, or other accounting information.

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Uniform Resource Identifier

A Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is a string of characters designed for unambiguous identification of resources and extensibility via the URI scheme.

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URI record

In the Domain Name System, a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) record (RFC 7553) is a means for publishing mappings from hostnames to URIs.

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X.509

In cryptography, X.509 is a standard that defines the format of public key certificates.

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Zone file

A Domain Name System (DNS) zone file is a text file that describes a DNS zone.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_DNS_record_types

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