Definition

AAAA resource record

Part of the Networking and communications glossary:

An AAAA resource record is a record that stores a single IPv6 address. It's called four "a"s because IPv6 128-bit addresses are four times as large as IPv4's 32-bit addresses.

This was last updated in October 2010
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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