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Understand CNAME records

Understand CNAME records: Managing DNS Essential Training
Understand CNAME records: Managing DNS Essential Training

Learn what a CNAME is. Learn how to set a CNAME record properly and why you would do so. Understand the difference between a CNAME record and an A Record. Learn why a CNAME record is sometimes called an Alias record. Understand the way a CNAME record is resolved by your Resolver. Learn how a resolver uses an A record automaticatly when you request a record that is a CNAME.

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Skill Level Beginner
3h 15m
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Network Administration IT Windows Server Linux Mac OS X

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