They assigns an IP address to a domain or subdomain name in which no two A records refer to the same IP address.
Q1. When and where is A record used ?
when you have subdomains residing on various systems.
Q2. Can you give me two real examples of A record
whatsnew.ng A 10.199.212.2
Where A indicates the Address record.
The above example indicate that the IP Address for the domain whatsnew.ng is 10.199.212.2
Q3. What else can you say about A record ?
Q4. What is the different between A record and DNS.
DNS are used to translate or map word-based addresses of systems to the corresponding numerical IP
A record assigns an IP address to a domain or subdomain name