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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Remote Interface Reflector Schema Remote Interface Reflector comp-name: CNAME interface-name: IFNAME getlnterface: CNAME [left and right arrow] IFNAME Table 3.
A CNAME record or canonical name record makes one domain name an alias of another.
Part of the release includes a much-requested feature that will allow users to monitor 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.