A widespread internet outage has left many top websites inaccessible. At around 11:30 a.m. CST, Downdetector displayed connectivity issues for PlayStation Network, Fidelity, FedEx, Steam, AT&T, Amazon, AWS, and many more websites and online services. DNS provider, Cloudflare, was listed among the many services experiencing an outage.Continue Reading about Akamai Edge DNS Causes Massive Outage 2021
The main purpose of an MX record is to instruct servers on where to deliver emails. This is done via the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). It’s an MX record that provides nameservers with the location of your domain “mailbox.”Continue Reading about What is an MX Record?
In this resource, we’ll cover the Text (TXT) record type. By the end, you’ll know what it is and how it works. You’ll also see several examples of what TXTContinue Reading about What is a TXT Record?
From simple to complex configurations, there are times you need to check on how your DNS is behaving. Luckily, computers have a built-in utility that can help you do just that. This resource covers useful commands in Windows Command Prompt and PowerShell.Continue Reading about DNS Commands for Windows
Simply put, an ANAME record is a record that performs like a CNAME record but can be pointed at the root of a domain. Think of it like an A record that’s been morphed into a CNAME record.Continue Reading about What is an ANAME Record?