An AAAA record is used to find the IP address of a computer connected to the internet from a name.
The AAAA record is conceptually similar to the A record, but it allows you to specify the IPv6 address of the server, rather than the IPv4.
What is the purpose of DNS AAAA record?
The record A specifies IP address (IPv4) for given host. A records are used for conversion of domain names to corresponding IP addresses. The record AAAA (also quad-A record) specifies IPv6 address for given host. So it works the same way as the A record and the difference is the type of IP address.
Can I delete AAAA record?
To remove an AAAA record
In the record editor, search for the record and click on the trash icon to delete it.
How do I add a AAAA record to DNS?
Adding an AAAA Record (IPv6)
- Log in to your Name.com account.
- Click on the MY DOMAINS button, located on the top right hand corner.
- Click on the domain name you wish to create an AAAA record for.
- Click Manage DNS Records.
- Here you will add the desired AAAA record, provided by your host.
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What is a DNS A record example?
As an example, an A Record is used to point a logical domain name, such as “google.com”, to the IP address of Google’s hosting server, “18.104.22.168”. These records point traffic from example.com (indicated by @) and ftp.example.com to the IP address 22.214.171.124.