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Last updated: 14/01/2016
An SRV record is an advanced type of DNS record that allows you to specify certain services your domain offers. Use an SRV record if a certain application or software requires this.
For example you may point out that your domain allows FTP services. This can be done with a simple CNAME record, specifying a subdomain to the FTP server, but by using an SRV record you may specify more information: