Desktop Support Questions and Answers

What is ‘A’ record and what is ‘MX record’?

‘A’ record is also known as host record, and it has ability to map the IP address by name. It is with this record that DNS can find out the IP address of a name. While, ‘MX record’ also known as mail exchanger record, by the help of ‘MX’ record, location of the mail server is identified.  The record is also found in DNS.