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Resolution Record Type Formats

Last Updated: May 27, 2016
Type Name Type Value Type Definition Type Description
A Record A Reference standard. The RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution. Underlines are not allowed. IPv4 address format
NS Record NS Reference standard. The RR value cannot be blank. Underlines are allowed. Wizard DNS resolution is not supported. NameType format
MX Record MX Reference standard. The RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution. Underlines are not allowed. NameType format, cannot be an IP address.Priority: 1-10, with 1 being the highest
TXT Record TXT Reference standard. In addition to letters, numbers, and "-", "_" is a valid value. The RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution. Underlines are allowed. Wizard DNS resolution is not supported A string with a length less than 253. Legal characters: Upper and lowercase letters, numbers, spaces, and the following characters: -_~=:;/.@+^!*
CNAME Record CNAME Reference standard. In addition to letters, numbers, and "-", "_" is a valid value. The RR value cannot be blank (i.e. @). Underlines are allowed NameType format, cannot be an IP
SRV Record SRV This is a name and may contain "_" and ".". Underlines are allowed. It can be blank (i.e. @). Wizard DNS resolution is not supported Priority: a number from 0 to 65535. Weight: a number from 0 to 65535. Port: the port number that provides service, ranging from 0 to 65535. Target: the target address to which service is provided. In NameType format. The address must exist. Refer to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRV_record http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2782.txt
AAAA Record AAAA Reference standard. The RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution. Underlines are not allowed. IPv6 address format
Explicit URL Forwarding REDIRECT_URL Reference standard, the RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution NameType or URL address (case sensitive), max length: 500. Here, a domain name, e.g. a.com, is required and is not case sensitive. Protocol: optional, e.g. http, https. Default http port: optional, e.g. 81 (80 by default). Path: optional, case sensitive, e.g. /path/to/, / by default. File name: optional, case sensitive, e.g. file.php, None by default. Parameter: optional, case sensitive, e.g. ?user=my*, None by default.
Implicit URL Forwarding FORWORD_URL Reference standard, the RR value can be blank, i.e. @ resolution NameType or URL address (case sensitive), max length: 500. Here, a domain name, e.g. a.com, is required and is not case sensitive. Protocol: optional, e.g. http, https. Default http port: optional, e.g. 81, 80 by default. Path: optional, case sensitive, e.g. /path/to/, / by default. File name: optional, case sensitive, e.g. file.php, None by default. Parameter: optional, case sensitive, e.g. ?user=my*, None by default.
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