CNAME


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CNAME

(networking)
The canonical name query type for Domain Name System. This query asks a DNS server for a host's official hostname.
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Experienced users can also take advantage of the Domain Management Tool, which enables robust DNS management (A records, MX records, and CNAME records).
Nominum is a global provider of Navitas IPRD-ENUM based IP Routing directory, that enables service providers to deliver consolidated VoIP routing, peering solutions, in-network IP-SCP services for LNP, CNAME and emergency database for IP networks.
Advanced users can also take advantage of the "Domain Management Tool," which offers the ability to manage their own DNS (A records, MX records and CNAME records).
1 header compliance, added rsync functionality for origin storage file synchronization, and enabled on-the-fly CNAME modifications so companies can quickly point their domains and subdomains at EdgeCast-hosted content.
SAN ANTONIO -- Utilizing its relationship with Akamai, Rackspace([R]) Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, today announced the addition of CNAMES which further extends the capabilities of its overall Cloud Files product offering.