A record. makes not @ x.x.x.x but domain name.com x.x.x

Very strange,

DNS making with @ x.x.x.x gives not @ x.x.x.x but domain name.com x.x.x.x

Any idea ?

@ is shorthand for the domain name. It’s just easier to type, but the zone file will contain the actual hostname.


Thanks , but it isn’t a solution.

To describe the problem better, on cloudflare, the input @ gives the second screenshot.

I would say it’s a solution.

Cloudflare will translate your @ input to your root domain name. This is how it works.

And, the input field placeholder already gives you the hint:


If you still don’t believe it, read RFC1035 and look at the usage of @:


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