DNS – Domain Name System
(1) Short for Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses.
For example, the domain name www.example.com might translate to 198.105.
What is DNS and its types?
What are the different types of DNS server? All DNS servers fall into one of four categories: Recursive resolvers, root nameservers, TLD nameservers, and authoritative nameservers.
What is DNS explain in detail?
The domain name system (DNS) is a naming database in which internet domain names are located and translated into internet protocol (IP) addresses. The domain name system maps the name people use to locate a website to the IP address that a computer uses to locate a website.
What is DNS and why it is used?
A DNS server is a computer server that contains a database of public IP addresses and their associated hostnames, and in most cases serves to resolve, or translate, those names to IP addresses as requested. DNS servers run special software and communicate with each other using special protocols.
What is a DNS A record example?
As an example, an A Record is used to point a logical domain name, such as “google.com”, to the IP address of Google’s hosting server, “74.125. 224.147”. These records point traffic from example.com (indicated by @) and ftp.example.com to the IP address 66.147.