An AAAA record is an Internet protocol address in the freshly presented IPv6 format and it is comprised of eight sets of hexadecimal digits, as opposed to the IPv4 IPs, which include 4 groups of digits in between 1 and 255. An illustration of an IPv6 address is 3014:0d43:23a3:2354:1320:8f3b:2635:3254 and in this format the total number of IPs that can be created is many times larger than the number of the IPv4 addresses. Each and every domain has its hosting server Internet protocol address as a record and in essence, this unique record tells the domain where the Internet site for it is. Depending on the system which the service provider employs, the record will be called A (IPv4) or AAAA (IPv6). Changing this record permits you to host your Internet site with one provider and your email messages with another, so if you decide to use such a redirection to point a domain address to a server that uses an IPv6 address, you will have to set up an AAAA record for it.
AAAA Records in Shared Website Hosting
In order to use a domain name or a subdomain you have inside a shared website hosting account on our end for any third-party service and you need to create an AAAA record for that, it will not take you more than only a few mouse clicks to do that through our amazing, though easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel. As soon as you navigate to the DNS Records section and click the Create a New Record button, a compact pop-up will show up. This is the spot where you can create any DNS record, so you just have to choose the needed domain address or subdomain and the type of record through drop-down options menu and input the IPv6 address, which is the actual record. Just in case you have zero experience with such matters, you will not have any problems as Hepsia is incredibly user-friendly and your new AAAA record is going to propagate within the hour, so you can start using your domain/subdomain with the other provider. If they demand it, you will also be able to edit the Time To Live (TTL) value for the record, defining how long it is going to remain active in the global DNS system after you edit it or erase it.
AAAA Records in Semi-dedicated Hosting
As our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform supports AAAA records, you are going to be able to create one without difficulty for any domain or subdomain you host inside a semi-dedicated server account from our company and the new record will propagate within the hour, so you can start using the services of any other provider you forward the domain/subdomain to right away. You can create the record from the DNS Records section of your Hepsia hosting CP where you will also find all the other records that were set up automatically or you have set up manually before. The set up of the new AAAA record is as easy as selecting the needed domain name or subdomain and the AAAA type through simple drop-down menus, entering the IPv6 address in a text box and saving the modification. You will be able to modify the record anytime if necessary. In case the other service provider demands a specific TTL value for the new record, you'll be able to modify this setting too. The Time To Live option outlines how long an existing record will continue operating after you change it or erase it and the time is in seconds.