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What does CNAME stand for?

CNAME stands for Canonical Name (domain name system record)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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com Notes to editors: CNAME - Short for canonical name, also referred to as a CNAME record, a record in a DNS database that indicates the true, or canonical, host name of a computer that its aliases are associated with.