The following records are currently supported by StackPath DNS.
Also known as "Record Address Mapping". A records are used to map domain names to IPv4 addresses. The record contains a specified host IP address as it's value and a registered domain as its name.
"IPv6 Address Mapping Records" are used to map domain names to IPv6 addresses. The record contains a specified host IP address as it's value and a registered domain as its name.
A CNAME (Canonical Name) record is used to point one domain name to another domain. CNAME queries typically require more time to resolve than A records because more queries must be resolved before an IP address is returned. These records are primarily used when routing external domains or mapping multiple domains to one IP address.
An MX (Mail Exchange) record is used to specify a mail exchange server address. SMTP uses DNS information to route requests to IP addresses.
Text Records are used to store strings of information in DNS. TXT records can be various type of informational text. Often used for SPF, a service used to allow incoming emails to be screened by the mail exchanger.
Name Server records stores information for a host on where to find it's Authoritative Nameservers.