An AAAA record is an IP address within the newly released IPv6 format and it is comprised of eight groups of hexadecimal digits, unlike the IPv4 IPs, which feature four sets of digits in between 1 and 255. An example of an IPv6 address would be 3014:0d43:23a3:2354:1320:8f3b:2635:3254 and with this format the amount of IPs that could be created is many times higher than the number of the IPv4 addresses. Each and every domain name has its web hosting server IP as a record and in essence, that record tells the domain address where the website for it can be found. Depending on the system the service provider uses, the record will be called A (IPv4) or AAAA (IPv6). Changing this record enables you to host your website with one provider and your e-mails with another, so if you choose to use this sort of redirection to point a domain address to a server that uses an IPv6 address, you'll need to create an AAAA record for it.

AAAA Records in Cloud Hosting

If you wish to use a domain name or a subdomain you have within a cloud hosting account on our end for any third-party service and you need to set up an AAAA record for that, it won't take you more than just a few mouse clicks to do that using our powerful, though easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel. After you visit the DNS Records section and click the Create a New Record button, a small pop-up will show up. This is the place where you could set up any DNS record, so you only have to pick the needed domain name or subdomain and the type of record through drop-down options menu and type in the IPv6 address, that’s the actual record. Just in case you have no experience with such matters, you won't have any difficulties as Hepsia is very user-friendly and the new AAAA record is going to propagate within the hour, to enable you to start using your domain/subdomain with the other company. Provided they require it, you'll also be able to edit the Time To Live (TTL) value for the record, defining how long it's going to stay active in the global DNS system after you modify it or remove it.

AAAA Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

As our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform supports AAAA records, you'll be able to create one with ease for every domain or subdomain you host inside a semi-dedicated server account from our company and the new record is going to propagate within the hour, so you can start using the services of any other service provider you point the domain/subdomain to in no time. You can create the record from the DNS Records section of your Hepsia hosting CP in which you will also find all of the other records that were set up automatically or you have created manually previously. The set up of the new AAAA record is as basic as choosing the needed domain or subdomain and the AAAA type via simple drop-down menus, typing the IPv6 address within a text box and saving the modification. You're going to be able to modify the record anytime if needed. Assuming the other company requires a particular TTL value for the new record, you will be able to change this setting too. The Time To Live option specifies how long an existing record will continue functioning after you edit it or remove it and the time is in seconds.