Supported Record Types

The Lightning Wire Labs DNS Service supports a lot of different DNS record types ranging from the basic ones to advanced record types.

We support the following record types: A, AAAA, ALIAS, CAA, CNAME, DNAME, DS, HINFO, LOC, MX, NAPTR, NS, PTR, SPF, SRV, SSHFP, TLSA and TXT.

Basic Record Types

A & AAAA Records

A and AAAA records point to the IP address that is associated with a host.

MX Records

MX records will point to the hostname of the mail server that is responsible for receiving mail for a domain.

NS Records

NS records tell which name server is responsible for a domain.

CNAME Records

CNAME records reference to other records.

ALIAS Records

ALIAS records work similar to CNAME records, but allows other records to overwrite the alias.

TXT Records

TXT records just store plain text.

Advanced Record Types

SRV Records

SPF Records

LOC Records

DS Records

SSHFP Records

HINFO Records

Automatically Generated Record Types

DNSKEY Records

DS Records


CDS Records