What is an A record (Address)?


A-records contain the translation of a hostname to an IP Address.
 

Example:
Domain: fruit.com
Host name: www
IP address: 212.3.240.141

This host will be completed to www.fruit.com and everyone surfing to this URL will be sent to the web server with IP address 212.3.240.141.
 
 


Article Number: 365
Posted: Wed, Aug 20, 2008 3:54 PM
Last Updated: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 1:29 PM
Posted: Nick Corne [nick.corne@hostbasket.com]

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