Knowledgebase: dns-engine
What is an "CNAME" record?

Problem:

What is an "CNAME" record?

Solution:

"CNAME" records, short for "Canonical Name", create an alias from one domain name to another.

Note a CNAME record will not work everywhere. If you create an MX record, you must create an A record to that address and not use a CNAME

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