Supported DNS Record Types

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

Supported Records

We currently support the following standard record types:

We also created 3 special record types:

Finally, we support additional record type used behind the scenes to provide various DNS features:


CAA records are only supported on the DNSimple primary name servers ( through We currently do not support transferring CAA records to secondary name servers.