What is SRV record? How to add SRV record in Plesk and cPanel?

Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:57 pm by Jithin

The details regarding the host name and port number of a server for any specified services can be obtained from the SRV record specified data in the Domain Name System. SRV records are mainly used in Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP).   Format of SRV record _service._proto.name. TTL class SRV priority weight port target. 1) service: Name of the desired service. 2) proto: Transport protocol of the service; TCP or UDP are th   [...]

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Common DNS Resource Records with examples

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:02 am by Jithin

DNS resource records are contents of the DNS zone file. The zone file contains mappings between domain names and IP addresses in the form of text records. There are many types of the resource records. In this article, we are going to see DNS Resource Records in detail. The common types of DNS Resource Records are given below. There are many other resources also. 1) SOA 2) NS 3) A 4) PTR 5) CNAME 6) MX 7) SRV Let’s see each record in detail.   SOA Record Eve   [...]

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