Canonical Name Record

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Oct 1, 2022 @ 9:36 pm
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Definition

Canonical Name Record or Alias Record. A type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) that specifies that one domain name is an alias of another canonical domain name. For example, CNAMEs are often used by customers to repoint domain names they own to CDN domain names which serve their traffic.

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1.0
Abbreviation:
CNAME

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