A (Address) – stores the IP associated with name

CNAME (canonical name) – stores the real name of a server when given a nickname or alias

MX (Mail exchange) – store the domain name of the computer that is used for email in a zone

PTR (Pointer) – stores the domain name of a given IP (reverse lookup), maps an IP address to a computers DNS name, contains the four octets of the IP address in reverse order followed by in-addr.arpa.

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