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5 DNS record types – Quick Guide

Here is a quick guide to easily understand some of the DNS record types. All of them have a different role that is essential for the normal functionality of your Domain Name System (DNS). SOA record Start Of Authority record or, for short, SOA record is crucial to explain this record before all of the […]

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What is a Secondary DNS Zone?

Implementing the Secondary DNS zone is a great choice to keep a reliable copy of your data. Let’s make things a little bit more clear and explain more about it.  DNS zone explained. The DNS server is capable of holding a lot of zones to manage the DNS namespace more accurately. As a piece of […]

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SOA record – Why is it important?

There are many different DNS records. Some are very specific. Others are common and exist in any DNS. SOA record is one of these common, always present DNS records. Let’s see what it does and why it is so important to have it! What is the SOA record? SOA record is a key DNS record […]

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CNAME record – everything you need to know

Now we will check one of the basic DNS records – CNAME. Why do you need CNAME records, how to use them, and are there any alternatives? You are about to find out!  What is a CNAME DNS record? CNAME, the “c” stands for “canonical”, and the rest is “name”. You can use it to […]

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Benefits of using Managed DNS

The DNS is magic, is essential, is the reason why the internet is possible!  It answers users’ queries of all sorts and finds the real addresses of the sites we love.  There is no doubt that we need it on a global scale, but do we need it for our websites? Yes! And the easiest […]

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Dynamic DNS (DDNS) – Why use it?

DDNS or Dynamic DNS is a DNS service that can be useful to many. It is an automatic method for updating IP addresses that saves you from having a banned IP address that you can’t use or a paid static IP address, that might be very expensive.

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