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Cheat sheet with the most common DNS records

The Domain Name System (DNS) is pretty extensive, and DNS records help for its easier management. So, for every beginner it is essential to know and understand the fundamental ones. Here is a short but very useful cheat sheet with the most common DNS records! 

A brief introduction to DNS records 

DNS record is a simple instruction related to a particular domain name. The entire collection of records is gathered in a zone file in the DNS zone. The authoritative DNS server of the specific domain name stores all of this information. Each record has its purpose and function. That is why all of them are very fundamental for the proper operation of the domain.

DNS records – Cheat sheet

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SPF record – What is it?

SPF record explained.

SPF record stands for Sender Policy Framework record is a DNS (Domain Name System) record that specifies essential information for a domain name. It points to the outgoing mail server that is responsible for the particular domain. The MX (Mail eXchanger) record serves to show which email servers are responsible for the incoming emails for the domain. On the other hand, SPF records indicate which email servers qualified for sending emails on behalf of the domain name.

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