bookmark_borderWhat is Monitoring?

Monitoring is an extra service that helps you check and examine your network of servers. Thanks to it, you or your network administrator could determine if there is some kind of problem and solve it real quick. There are various types of checks depending on your needs. Learn more about a great chance for implementing a Monitoring service!

bookmark_borderLinux MTR command explained

MTR comes from Matt’s traceroute. First written by Matt Kimball in 1997 and later updated with Roger Wolff’s help. It is software with CLI that assists you in seeing the route of a query. It is based on the traditional traceroute command, but it presents each of the hops on the way, with a table-like view and data like data loss, amount of packets sent, the time of the return of each hop. Read more about how to use the MTR command!

bookmark_borderHost command explained

The Host command is a built-in utility software with a command-line interface. You can find it on Linux or macOS, and it serves for network diagnostics. The most common use of host command is to perform DNS lookups and find different information about a domain name and its DNS records. Read more about the Host command and how to use it!

bookmark_borderWhat does the DNS CAA record mean?

CAA means Certification Authority Authorization. It is a DNS Resource Record that allows the owner of a domain name to define which Certification Authorities (CAs) can issue a certificate for the domain. Thus, better control the process of issuing certificates. Discover more about the DNS CAA record!

bookmark_borderWhat is the MX record?

MX record is one of the common DNS records that is essential to know. You can probably find the MX record to be called a mail exchanger record. Don’t get confused. It is the same thing.

Every action that you want to perform and is related to domains also requires DNS records for guidance. So let’s see why the DNS MX record is so important!

bookmark_borderWhat does DNS mean?

Domain Name System (DNS) is a naming database system. It is locating and translating domain names into IP addresses. Imagine it is like a mobile’s contacts list. Each one of the names corresponds with numbers, and they are precisely matched. DNS directory is spread worldwide. It helps to explore and reach millions of domain names every day. Without a Domain Name System, we would have to remember each site’s IP address to visit it. Learn more information about the Domain Name System!