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DNS Record Types and Their Meanings

A           Address code, used for storing an IP address associated with the domain
MX          Mail exchange, the domain name used for sending and receiving mail
NS          The authoritative name server
SOA         Start of Authority
PTR         Domain name pointer
CNAME       Canonical name for a DNS alias
AAAA        Address code used for IPv6 Addresses
ANY         Any of the above

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