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Why would there be 4 identical A and AAAA records?

I am transferring a domain from Google Domains to Cloudflare. When recreating the DNS records in Cloudflare, I saw that there are 4 identical A records (with the same IP) and 4 identical AAAA records....
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Is changing the A record of main domain safe for seo?

I have two hosts with different IPs. The first one (say host A) serves the old version of website at, plus some subdomains and emails ([email protected]). Host B serves the new version of ...
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Move from one web host to another but keep Google Email Settings

Web host: Hostinger Domain from Google Domains MX Records for Googledomains (Nameservers:4 records starting with: ALL 4 are to New Web host : ...
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dnsmasq multiplies A records

I'm using dnsmasq 2.80 on ubuntu 20.04. In the configuration I set hostsdir, the files in this directory are read automatically. If I change the IP of a host and checks the IP with the dig command, I ...
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Why does my domain redirect in some browsers and not others?

I use three domains and two of them redirect to the third. Let's say they are,, and Last weekend, I changed the redirects from {,} -> to {,} -> B....
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Pointing DNS to NationBuilder servers from Network Solutions

I own a domain name that is registered at Network Solutions. They offer me two options to enter for DNS records, A and CNAME. The website provider I'm hosted at, gives instructions ...
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Can you set an IP address to a top level domain?

I was wondering if you could set a DNS (A type) that points a top-level domain to an IP address (e.g. https://com points to an Is this possible?
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Creating an A record and then a CNAME to point a subdomain to a different server gives an error message

I am trying to point a subdomain to a different server. The A Record changed without issue but the CNAME won't save in cPanel. I get this error: Error: already has a A record. You may ...
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