For more information, see Delegate a domain to Azure DNS. By convention, the relative name '@' is used to represent apex records. Records are organized into various types according to the data they contain.
The most common type is an 'A' record, which maps a name to an IPv4 address.
If you want to purchase a domain name, you need to use a third-party domain name registrar.
The registrar typically charges a small annual fee.
At this point, we recommend flushing the DNS resolver cache and web browser caches to ensure that your new DNS configuration settings take immediate effect.
Flush DNS by this procedure Press the Windows Key or hover your mouse over the bottom left corner and click the Windows Icon Begin typing Command Prompt Right-click the application and select Run as Administrator Run the following command in the command line and hit enter: ipconfig /flushdns7.
Another common type is an 'MX' record, which maps a name to a mail server.
Add advanced DNS security to your virtual network by deploying a DNS firewall, and help mitigate DNS-related security issues such as Phishing and Data Exfiltration.
This page explains the key concepts of domains, DNS zones, and DNS records and record sets, and how they are supported in Azure DNS. The hierarchy starts from the 'root' domain, whose name is simply '.'.
Below this come top-level domains, such as 'com', 'net', 'org', 'uk' or 'jp'.
A domain name registrar is an organization that allows you to purchase a domain name, such as 'contoso.com'.
Purchasing a domain name gives you the right to control the DNS hierarchy under that name, for example allowing you to direct the name ' to your company web site.