How does Anycast DNS work?

The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the foundations of the Internet, yet most people outside of networking probably don’t realize they use it every day to do their jobs or check their email. Anycast DNS helps using the Internet to be even faster and efficient. Let’s talk about that a little bit more. […]

FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name) Meaning

FQDN looks like another abbreviation that seems complicated to pronounce. It stands for Fully Qualified Domain Name, and let’s clarify what does it means.  What is FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name)? The term “fully qualified domain name”, FQDN for short, sometimes also associated with an absolute domain name, is a domain name that defines its […]

What is a DNS TXT record?

What is a TXT record? The TXT record is a type of DNS record that has TXT-DATA filed with instructions that can work with existing DNS servers. The actual text is formatted, so it has an attribute name than a value for that attribute, and the “=” sign separates the two. The most common way […]

What is a Web redirect record, and how to use it?

What is it? The web redirect record can redirect a request for one URL to another URL. It is also known as URL redirect or HTTP forward and is often written as WR record. You can use it to make a particular web page available on multiple URL addresses. There are two types of web […]

How to make my website more secure

Threats on the Internet are many, and they come with different disguises. Dealing with such risks daily is part of the online adventure for websites’ owners. Everybody, big, medium, and small businesses, can be targeted. The best practice is not to underestimate the importance of securing your business website. Fortunately, there are different actions you […]

SPF record explained 

What is SPF (Sender Policy Framework)? There are various ways that cyber-criminals can forge emails. They can modify the “Mail from” and make the emails look like they are coming from a specific domain when they are not. The SPF. Sender policy framework protocol is here to put strict rules. With SPF, the domain administrator […]