DNS is very critical in today’s internet world. let’s recap most common DNS record types.
- A Record
This type of record used for host to IP conversion
126.96.36.199 >> abcdefc.com
2) CNAME Record
Routes one name to another name
Like: gmail.com >>>mail.google.com
3) MX — Record (Mail Exchanger)
Points to mail servers, so we can have website at abcdefc.com and mail @abcdefc.com PS: MX records has number prefix that defines priority also it helps for redundancy
4) NS Record — Name ServerAs simple as just route to name servers if you want to know about subdomainIf I want know home.abcdefc.com’s A record. This record will help.
5) TXT records
For miscellaneous info and to verify domain ownership
There are many more records which are not that common so i skipped, you can visit below site to get more understanding how DNS. https://howdns.works/