Commit 34cc699a authored by Côme Chilliet's avatar Côme Chilliet
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feat(dns) Add description of record types

issue #161
parent fa96c22a
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Supported record types:
* A
A
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IPv4 address record.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-A.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type A
* AAAA
AAAA
++++
IPv6 address record.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-AAAA.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type AAAA
* AFSDB
AFSDB
+++++
Location of database servers of an AFS cell.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-AFSDB.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type AFSDB
* CAA
CAA
+++
DNS Certification Authority Authorization, constraining acceptable CAs for a host/domain.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-CAA.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type CAA
* CERT
CERT
++++
Certificate record.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-CERT.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type CERT
* CNAME
CNAME
+++++
Alias of one name to another: the DNS lookup will continue by retrying the lookup with the new name.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-CNAME.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type CNAME
* DKIM (TXT)
DKIM (TXT)
++++++++++
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email authentication method designed to detect forged sender addresses in email (email spoofing).
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-DKIM.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type DKIM
* DMARC (TXT)
DMARC (TXT)
+++++++++++
DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance) is an email authentication protocol. It is designed to give email domain owners the ability to protect their domain from unauthorized use, commonly known as email spoofing.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-DMARC.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type DMARC
* DS
DS
++
The record used to identify the DNSSEC signing key of a delegated zone.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-DS.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type DS
* KEY
KEY
+++
Key record.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-KEY.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type KEY
* KX
KX
++
Key exchanger record.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-KX.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type KX
* LOC
LOC
+++
Location record, specifies a geographical location associated with a domain name.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-LOC.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type LOC
* MX
MX
++
Mail exchange record, maps a domain name to a list of message transfer agents for that domain.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-MX.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type MX
* NAPTR
NAPTR
+++++
Naming authority pointer, allows regular-expression-based rewriting of domain names.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-NAPTR.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type NAPTR
* NS
NS
++
Name server record, delegates a DNS zone to use the given authoritative name servers.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-NS.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type NS
* NSEC
NSEC
++++
Next secure record, part of DNSSEC, used to prove a name does not exist.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-NSEC.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type NSEC
* PTR
PTR
+++
Pointer to a canonical name. The most common use is for implementing reverse DNS lookups.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-PTR.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type PTR
* RRSIG
RRSIG
+++++
Signature for a DNSSEC-secured record set.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-RRSIG.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type RRSIG
* SIG
SIG
+++
Signature record (replaced by RRSIG for DNSSEC).
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-SIG.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type SIG
* SPF (TXT)
SPF (TXT)
+++++++++
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an email authentication method designed to detect forging sender addresses during the delivery of the email.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-SPF.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type SPF
* SRV
SRV
+++
Generalized service location record, used for newer protocols instead of creating protocol-specific records such as MX.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-SRV.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type SRV
* SSHFP
SSHFP
+++++
Resource record for publishing SSH public host key fingerprints in the DNS System, in order to aid in verifying the authenticity of the host.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-SSHFP.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type SSHFP
* TXT
TXT
+++
Text record, originally for arbitrary human-readable text in a DNS record. Since the early 1990s, however, this record more often carries machine-readable data.
.. image:: images/dnsrecord-TXT.png
:alt: Screenshot of record type TXT
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