Each device that's connected to the world wide web has a distinctive identifier named IP (Internet Protocol) address. This includes personal computers, web servers, smart phones, switches, etc. The pool of IP addresses, that was introduced originally, is already distributed, therefore the so-called IPv4 IP addresses are steadily being replaced with IPv6 addresses. Every domain name which opens an internet site has an IP record, which is the address of the server where it is hosted. With the IPv4 system, the record is called A and it comprises of 4 sets of numbers from 1 to 255 divided with a dot, while within the IPv6 system it is called AAAA and it is made up of eight groups of hexadecimal numbers i.e. this kind of records use numbers from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F. A good example of an AAAA record is 2010:0c48:43d3:2142:1012:8c3a:2475:2435 and this format works with a substantially bigger number of IPs when compared with the IPv4 format.

AAAA Records in Shared Website Hosting

In order to use a domain or a subdomain that you have inside a shared website hosting account on our end for any third-party service and you need to set up an AAAA record for that, it is not going to take you more than a few mouse clicks to do that through our highly effective, though easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel. As soon as you visit the DNS Records section and click the Create a New Record button, a small pop-up will show up. This is the area in which you can set up any DNS record, so you just have to pick the needed domain address or subdomain and the type of record via drop-down menus and input the IPv6 address, that’s the actual record. Even if you have zero experience with such matters, you will not have any difficulties as Hepsia is incredibly user-friendly and the new AAAA record is going to propagate within the hour, so that you can start using your domain/subdomain with the other service provider. In case they require it, you're also going to be able to modify the Time To Live (TTL) value for the record, determining how long it will remain active in the global DNS system after you modify it or remove it.

AAAA Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

As our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform supports AAAA records, you'll be able to create one easily for every domain name or subdomain you host within a semi-dedicated server account from our company and the new record is going to propagate within the hour, so that you could start using the services of any other service provider you direct the domain/subdomain to in no time. You can create the record from the DNS Records section of your Hepsia hosting CP where you will also find all the other records that were set up automatically or you have created manually before. The creation of the new AAAA record is as easy as picking the needed domain or subdomain and the AAAA type through simple drop-down menus, inputting the IPv6 address inside a text box and saving the change. You're going to be able to change the record anytime if required. Assuming the other company demands a certain TTL value for the new record, you will be able to modify this setting also. The Time To Live option determines how long an existing record will keep operating after you edit it or delete it and the time is in seconds.