Every single device which is connected to the web has a special identifier called IP (Internet Protocol) address. This includes computer systems, web servers, smart phones, switches, etcetera. The pool of addresses, which was introduced originally, is already distributed, hence the so-called IPv4 IP addresses are progressively getting replaced with IPv6 addresses. Every domain which opens a website comes with an IP record, which is the address of the server where it's hosted. Using the IPv4 system, the record is called A and it is made up of 4 sets of numbers from 1 to 255 divided with a dot, while with the IPv6 system it is called AAAA and it consists of eight sets of hexadecimal numbers i.e. this type 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 supports a considerably larger number of IPs when compared with the IPv4 format.

AAAA Records in Cloud Web Hosting

The cutting-edge Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with our cloud web hosting, allows you to set up a new AAAA record without difficulty. Once you are within the account and you navigate to the DNS Records section, you'll find all records you have for every hosted domain name or a subdomain under it. All it takes to set up the AAAA record is to click on the New Record button, to pick the domain/subdomain in question, choose AAAA then only type in or copy and paste the IPv6 address. We have a step-by-step guide if you have never created records for your domain addresses, but it is unlikely that you'll need it as Hepsia is much simpler to make use of than other Control Panels on the market. Within an hour your new record will be working and your domain address shall start resolving to the servers of the other company. There is also an option to edit the TTL value, which outlines how long this record is going to be working if you edit it, from the standard 3600 seconds to any value the other company may require.

AAAA Records in Semi-dedicated Servers

As our innovative cloud hosting platform supports AAAA records, you're going to be able to create one easily for any internet domain or subdomain you host inside a semi-dedicated server account from our company and the new record will propagate within the hour, so that you could start using the services of any other company you forward the domain/subdomain to in no time. You can create the record from the DNS Records section of your Hepsia website hosting CP in which you will also find all other records that were created automatically or you have created manually previously. The creation of the new AAAA record is as simple as choosing the needed Internet domain or subdomain and the AAAA type via simple drop-down menus, typing the IPv6 address in a text box and saving the change. You will be able to modify the record at any time if necessary. In case the other company requires a certain TTL value for the new record, you'll be able to change this setting also. The Time To Live option determines how long an existing record will continue working after you edit it or delete it and the time is in seconds.