Supported DNS Record Types

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The Domain Name System (DNS) is composed of several record types called resource records. DNSimple supports most common and traditional record types, as well some newer types introduced to provide innovative services like DNS Certification Authority Authorization.

Supported Records

We support the following standard record types:

We also created 3 special record types:

We support additional record types used behind the scenes to provide various DNS features:

Limitations

CAA records are only supported on the DNSimple primary name servers (ns1.dnsimple.com through ns4.dnsimple.com). We don’t support transferring CAA records to secondary name servers.