Every single device that is connected to the world wide web has a specific identifier named IP (Internet Protocol) address. This includes personal computers, web servers, smartphones, switches, and so on. The pool of IPs, which was introduced initially, has already been distributed, hence the so-called IPv4 IP addresses are steadily being replaced with IPv6 addresses. Every domain that opens a website has an IP record, which is the address of the server where it is hosted. When using the IPv4 system, the record is called A and it consists of four sets of numbers from 1 to 255 split up with a dot, while within the IPv6 system it's called AAAA and it comprises of eight groups of hexadecimal numbers i.e. this kind of records use numbers from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F. An illustration of an AAAA record is 2010:0c48:43d3:2142:1012:8c3a:2475:2435 and this format is designed for a considerably greater number of IPs when compared with the IPv4 format.

AAAA Records in Cloud Web Hosting

If you wish to use a domain or a subdomain which you have in a cloud web hosting account on our end for any third-party service and you have to set up an AAAA record for that, it is not going to take you more than a few clicks to do this using our powerful, though easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel. As soon as you visit the DNS Records section and click on the Create a New Record button, a small pop-up will appear. This is the place where you can create any DNS record, so you just have to select the needed domain name or subdomain and the type of record via drop-down options menu and input the IPv6 address, which is the actual record. Even if you have no experience with such matters, you will not have any troubles as Hepsia is very intuitive and your new AAAA record will propagate within the hour, to enable you to start using your domain/subdomain with the other provider. Provided they demand it, you are also going to be able to change the Time To Live (TTL) value for the record, outlining how long it's going to remain active in the global DNS system after you modify it or delete it.

AAAA Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

As our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform supports AAAA records, you will be able to create one with ease for every domain name or subdomain that you host within a semi-dedicated server account from our company and the new record will propagate within the hour, to enable you to start using the services of any other company you forward the domain/subdomain to right away. You can create the record from the DNS Records section of your Hepsia hosting CP in which you will also find all the other records that were created automatically or you have set up manually previously. The set up of the new AAAA record is as easy as choosing the needed domain name or subdomain and the AAAA type through simple drop-down menus, entering the IPv6 address within a text box and saving the change. You are going to be able to edit the record at any time if needed. In case the other provider needs a particular TTL value for the new record, you'll be able to edit this setting too. The Time To Live option specifies how long an existing record will keep functioning after you edit it or erase it and the time is in seconds.