The record type.
route traffic to a resource, such as a web server, using an IPv4 address in dotted decimal notation.
route traffic to a resource, such as a web server, using an IPv6 address in colon-separated hexadecimal format.
A CAA record specifies which certificate authorities (CAs) are allowed to issue certificates for a domain or subdomain.
A CNAME record maps DNS queries for the name of the current record, such as acme.example.com, to another domain (example.com or example.net) or subdomain (acme.example.com or zenith.example.org).
A delegation signer (DS) record refers a zone key for a delegated subdomain zone.
An MX record specifies the names of your mail servers and, if you have two or more mail servers, the priority order.
A Name Authority Pointer (NAPTR) is a type of record that is used by Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) applications to convert one value to another or to replace one value with another.
For example, one common use is to convert phone numbers into SIP URIs.
An NS record identifies the name servers for the hosted zone.
A PTR record maps an IP address to the corresponding domain name.
A start of authority (SOA) record provides information about a domain and the corresponding Amazon Route 53 hosted zone.
SPF records were formerly used to verify the identity of the sender of email messages.
Instead of an SPF record, we recommend that you create a TXT record that contains the applicable value.
An SRV record Value element consists of four space-separated values.
The first three values are decimal numbers representing priority, weight, and port. The fourth value is a domain name.
A TXT record contains one or more strings that are enclosed in double quotation marks (“).