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Sample DNS records for the domain

; These are DNS records for the fictitious domain
; using fictitious IP addresses.
; A line which starts with a semicolon is a comment and is
; not considered as a DNS record.
; If you wish to cut and paste this for your own records,
; just leave out all the comment lines and (1) replace ""
; with your own domain and (2) replace the IP addresses with your
; IP addresses. Each record must be in one line.

; Names which are not terminated with a period automatically
; get your domain name appended to them. This behavior allows you
; to type records without specifying your domain name.
; Examples:

;     server IN A
;     mail IN MX 5
; IN A
; The above three DNS records would be saved by our system, respectively, as
; IN A
; IN MX 5
; IN A

; If you do not want your domain name to be appended, you must terminate
; the name with a period.

;      We now begin with the DNS record examples.

; The Address (A) record assigns an IP address
; to a given hostname. The IP addresses used in this example
; are not valid. Be sure that you use your own correct IP addresses. IN A IN A IN A

; The Canonical Name (CNAME) record states that the name on the
; left side is an alias for the name on the right. That is, the name
; on the right side is the canonical name of the host on the left side.
; Note that the right hand side name must be defined before it can be
; used. Once an alias is defined, it can never be used on the left
; side of any record. IN CNAME

; The Mail Exchanger (MX) records tell Internet servers that email
; addressed to a particular domain (e.g. must be delivered
; to particular hosts. These hosts are known as the Mail Exchangers
; for the domain. You have to make sure that these MX hosts are
; properly configured with mail server software (e.g. Sendmail
; from is free) to receive the email for the domain.
; You may have as many MX hosts for your domain as you like.
; The one with the lowest number has the highest precedence.
; Mail servers in the Internet will deliver e-mail for
; to the host with the highest precedence
; (i.e. lowest precedence number). When this host does not answer,
; mail will be delivered to the host with the next precedence level.
; In the following example, we have two MX servers for the domain
; These two servers are the *ONLY* receivers for
; any email with a address.
; The MX host would be the first to be contacted.
; If it is not able to receive the email for any reason (e.g. it is
; unreachable), then the email would be delivered to the next

; Some institutions use Google's G-Suite system. To verify domain name
; ownership, Google would ask that you create a special MX record
; with a very long name. Unfortunately, the name is often too long
; and extends beyond one line-- unacceptable to our system. You should
; contact Google and ask for a TXT record verification code instead of using
; the MX verification code. We have an example of a long TXT record below.

; The Text (TXT) record is used to hold any descriptive data. IN TXT "The Best School in the World"

; If you have a very long description, you may break it up
; into different lines by enclosing the entire string within
; parentheses. This is the only exception to the "one record,
; one line" rule.
; Google uses a TXT record for its site verification. Google would
; ask that you create a specific TXT record which it could query
; and then verify. By being able to create the TXT record, you show
; that you have control of the domain. Below is an example of a long
; TXT record used for Google site verification. The code, of course, is
; fictitious and would certainly not work for you. IN TXT ("google-site-verification="

; A subdomain is a domain. It needs an authoritative DNS
; server just like any other domain. The Name Server (NS) record
; sets the authoritative Domain Name Server for a domain. For the
; PHNET DNS Hosting Service, there should be no NS records
; except if a subdomain is to be defined
; Furthermore, if you plan to use and
; as the authoritative DNS servers for your subdomain, then you would
; have to register this subdomain for the PHNET DNS Hosting
; Service as well.
; In this example, the school is creating a subdomain for its
; Cagayan De Oro campus which it wishes to name "cdo."
; The authoritative DNS server for this new domain is set to be

; The Service record (SRV) defines the location, i.e., the hostname
; and port number, of servers for specified services. This record is
; is most often used for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).
; In this example, the school has a server named
; listening on TCP port 5060 for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) protocol
; services. It has a priority of 10 and a weight of 25. The server
; must already have a defined A record before it
; it may be used in a SRV record. IN SRV 10 25 5060

; Nothing follows

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