What is DNS record?
System of different type of records, stored on Name Servers. DNS provide an accessibility of services by memorable names and also contain relevant information for the correct operation of these services on the network. A DNS record is a database record used to map URL (for example: google.com) to IP address. DNS records are stored in DNS servers and work to help users set easy to remember name for their websites. When the URL is entered and searched in the browser, that URL is forwarded to the DNS servers, for resolve it to IP address, and then directed to the specific Web server. Each website has a specific IP address, and the DNS records pair URL to IP address,so users don’t need to remember the numeric line. DNS records hold information about every single website on the internet.
What is DNS records by?
DNS records can be lookup not only from domain. All types of DNS records can be search by IP addresses, CIDR and ISP as well.