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what is AAAA, A6, and DNAME records in DNS?

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what is AAAA, A6, and DNAME records in DNS? I understand it might be related to IPv6 addressing scheme but I am not sure what does it mean. Thanks!
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AAAA and A6 are indeed IPv6 versions of the A records. DNAME is like CNAME except a CNAME is only for the listed item in the CNAME record.

One list of the record types can be found here: List of DNS record types
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