About DNS and DNS records:
DNS stands for Domain Name System. It translates the human-readable website name into the respective IP address. Because of the machine understand only the binary digits but human is not easy to memorize the numbers. IP address means each network communications device have one unique address to communicate globally through the network but human not easy remember that IP address so the DNS system act as a phone contacts list. This article guides how to add a DNS entry in cPanel using SSH.
Types of DNS records:
The DNS records are nothing but the Domain Name System records. DNS records are basically mapping files that tell the DNS server which IP address each domain is associated with, and how to handle requests sent to each domain.
Some DNS records syntax that is commonly used in nearly all DNS records configuration is A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, PTR, NS, SOA, SRV, TXT, and NAPTR.
Add a DNS entry in cPanel using SSH:
/scripts/adddns is used to add a DNS entry in cPanel using SSH.