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canonical name

The actual name of a resource. For example, a canonical name of a server is its true name rather than an alias. See CNAME record.



CNAME record

(Canonical NAME record) A statement in a DNS database (zone file) that assigns an alias to the true name (canonical name) of a local or remote server. It is used to direct multiple URLs, such as www.xyz.com and support.xyz.com to a single IP address, as well as to redirect users to sites after their URLs change or are abandoned. See DNS records, canonical, canonical synthesis and zone file.



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