The DNS records are simple text-based instructions related to a specific domain name. They are collected in a zone file in a DNS zone. Moreover, all of that information is kept in the authoritative DNS server for the domain name. The DNS records have one main purpose – to provide the needed information and rules for a domain, for instance, the IP address. We should mention that the DNS records could be of various different types. Each type of DNS record is created for a specific intention. Read more about some of the most popular DNS record types.