30.5. Record Types

Webmin does not support all of the record types that BIND knows about, only those that are most commonly used. The list below covers all of the supported types, and explains what they are used for and what fields are available when adding or editing a record of that type in Webmin. Next to each type name is the short code used by BIND itself for identifying the type in the records file.

Address (A) An Address records associates an IP address with a hostname. Any system that you want to be able to connect to via HTTP, telnet or some other protocol using its hostname must have an address record so that clients can look up its IP. A single hostname can have more than one Address record, which is often done to spread the load for ...

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