What types of DNS records are supported by Joker.com?

 

List of DNS Records supported by the free Joker.com Nameservice

 

Overview of supported records and short explanations:

URL Forwarding:

Redirects your domain to an external web site (URL). Please also see How to use the web/URL forwarding feature of Joker.com?

 

Email Forwarding:

Creates email addresses for your domain. Emails are forwarded to your existing external mail account.Please also see How to configure Email forwarding?

 

A Record:

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

 

DYNA Record:

Part of the Dynamic DNS Service - 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. Dynamic DNS (DynDNS) must be nabledfor your domain.

 

MX Record:

Defines which email server is responsible for accepting emails for your domain. Please also see here MX records.

 

AAAA Record:

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

 

DYNAAAA Record:

Part of the Dynamic DNS Service - 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. Dynamic DNS (DynDNS) must be enabledfor your domain.

 

CNAME 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 CNAME records.

 

SPF Record:

Sender Policy Framework - used to detect email spoofing to prevent SPAM. There are several free online SPF record creators available, e.g. here.

 

TXT Record:

Creates a TXT record to handle the implementation of several specific tasks. This can also be used  to request Let's Encrypt SSL certificates. Please also see here TXT records.

 

SRV Record:

Specifies the location of the server(s) for a specific protocol and domain. Please also see here SRV records.

 

NAPTR 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  NAPTR records.

 

NS Record:

Specifies a responsible nameserver for a domain or subdomain. Please also see here  NS records.

 

CAA Record:

Lets you specify which Certification Authority (CA) is allowed to issue SSL certificates for your domain or hostname. Please also see here CAA records.

 

 

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

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