What types of <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> records are supported by Joker.com?

 

List of <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> Records supported by the free Joker.com Nameservice

 

Overview of supported records and short explanations:

<abbr class="glossary" title="Universal Resource Locator ('Link')">URLabbr> Forwarding:

Redirects your domain to an external web site (<abbr class="glossary" title="Universal Resource Locator ('Link')">URLabbr>). Please also see<a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/11/104/en/how-to-use-the-web_url-forwarding-feature-of-jokercom.html"> How to use the web/<abbr class="glossary" title="Universal Resource Locator ('Link')">URLabbr> forwarding feature of Joker.com?a>

 

Email Forwarding:

Creates email addresses for your domain. Emails are forwarded to your existing external mail account.Please also see <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/12/108/en/how-to-configure-email-forwarding.html"> How to configure Email forwarding?a>

 

A Record:

Binds your domain or hosts within the domain with an IP addressAllows to create e.g. 'www.your-domain.com" pointing to an external IP address

 

DYNA Record:

Part of the <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/11/427/en/what-is-dynamic-dns-dyndns.html">Dynamic <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> Servicea> - binds your domain or host with your provider's temporary IP address. The IP can be automatically updated using your router device, or a client program. <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/11/427/en/what-is-dynamic-dns-dyndns.html">Dynamic <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> (DynDNS) a>must be nabledfor your domain.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Mail eXchange">MXabbr> Record:

Defines which email server is responsible for accepting emails for your domain. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: MX records" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MX_Resource_Record"><abbr class="glossary" title="Mail eXchange">MXabbr> recordsa>.

 

AAAA Record:

Binds your domain or host within the domain with an IPv6 address.

 

DYNAAAA Record:

Part of the <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/11/427/en/what-is-dynamic-dns-dyndns.html">Dynamic <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> Servicea> - binds your domain or host with your provider's temporary IPv6 address. The IP can be automatically updated using your router device, or a client program. <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/11/427/en/what-is-dynamic-dns-dyndns.html">Dynamic <abbr class="glossary" title="Domain Name Server">DNSabbr> (DynDNS) a>must be enabledfor your domain.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Canonical Name">CNAMEabbr> Record:

Maps your domain- or host name another domain- or hostname. This is an easy way to define a single host with an A record (your-domain.com pointing to IP) and create aliases for 'www.your-domain.com' and 'blog.your-domain.com'. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: CNAME" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNAME_record"><abbr class="glossary" title="Canonical Name">CNAMEabbr> recordsa>.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Sender Policy Framework">SPFabbr> Record:

<a title="Wikipedia: SPF" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sender_Policy_Framework">Sender Policy Frameworka> - used to detect email spoofing to prevent SPAM. There are several free online <abbr class="glossary" title="Sender Policy Framework">SPFabbr> record creators available, e.g. <a title="SPF creator" href="https://www.spfwizard.net/">herea>.

 

TXT Record:

Creates a TXT record to handle the implementation of several specific tasks. This can also be used  to request <a class="intfaqlink" href="/faq/content/6/496/en/let_s-encrypt-support.html"> Let's Encrypt SSL certificatesa>. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: TXT" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TXT_record">TXT recordsa>.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Service Resource Record">SRVabbr> Record:

Specifies the location of the server(s) for a specific protocol and domain. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: SRV" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRV_record"><abbr class="glossary" title="Service Resource Record">SRVabbr> recordsa>.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Naming Authority Pointer">NAPTRabbr> Record:

Specifies a regular expression-based rewrite rule that, when applied to an existing string, will produce a new domain label or URI. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: NAPTR" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAPTR_record"> <abbr class="glossary" title="Naming Authority Pointer">NAPTRabbr> recordsa>.

 

NS Record:

Specifies a responsible nameserver for a domain or subdomain. Please also see here <a title="NS records" href="https://support.dnsimple.com/articles/ns-record/"> NS recordsa>.

 

<abbr class="glossary" title="Certificate Authority Authorization">CAAabbr> Record:

Lets you specify which Certification Authority (CA) is allowed to issue SSL certificates for your domain or hostname. Please also see here <a title="Wikipedia: CAA" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNS_Certification_Authority_Authorization"><abbr class="glossary" title="Certificate Authority Authorization">CAAabbr> recordsa>.

 

 

Tags: DNS, DynDNS, mail forwarding, Nameservice, URL-Forwarding

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