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What is a CNAME-record (Canonical NAME)?

A CNAME-record is used to make an alias for a certain domain (the canonical name).
The alias will be completed with the domain name.

Example of a CNAME-record:
Alias: apple
Canonical name:

The alias ’apple’ will be completed to and it will serve as an alias for This means for example that everyone surfing to the URL will see the website for
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