October 28, 2021

DNS AAAA record explained

The DNS AAAA record is one of the essential Domain Name System records. It works with the IPv6 address. Let’s explain a little bit more about it.

What is the DNS AAAA record?

The DNS AAAA record is a DNS resource record. It has the main purpose of linking a domain name with the IP address, which it corresponds to. This is a process that happens every time a domain name is requested for the site to be accessible. The browser will be incapable of finding the IP addresses successfully for the requested domain names. For users will be impossible to reach your website without help from the AAAA record.

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What is IPv6 used for?

So, you want to know when and why should you use IPv6? You came to the right place. Let’s see why is better and for what to use it.

What is IPv6?

IPv6 is the 6th version of the IP, the internet protocol. The IPs are a combination of rules the device must follow in order to send and receive data from a host to the destination. We need to have identifiable hosts with their locations – IP addresses and a route for the communication. 

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