What Is DNS Registration?

How do I register my DNS?

Start an elevated command prompt.

To clear out the resolver cache, type ipconfig/flushdns at the command line.

To renew DHCP leases and reregister DNS entries, type ipconfig/registerdns at the command line.

When the tasks are complete, you can check your work by typing ipconfig/displaydns at the command line.

What is DNS and its purpose?

Domain Name Servers (DNS) are the Internet’s equivalent of a phone book. They maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. This is necessary because, although domain names are easy for people to remember, computers or machines, access websites based on IP addresses.

What do you mean by domain registration?

Domain registration is the process of registering a domain name, which identifies one or more IP addresses with a name that is easier to remember and use in URLs to identify particular Web pages. The person or business that registers domain name is called the domain name registrant.

What is DNS in simple words?

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a system used to convert a computer’s host name into an IP address on the Internet. For example, if a computer needs to communicate with the web server example.net, your computer needs the IP address of the web server example.net.

How do I register my DNS server IP?

Setting up registered hosts

  • On the DNS tab , scroll down to Registered hosts.
  • Enter the name of the name server or host you want to register and the IP address.
  • If you want to use IPv6, click Add an IPv6 address and enter the address.
  • Click Add to create the record.

How do I clear my DNS cache?

To clear the DNS cache on Microsoft Windows, follow these steps:

  1. Open a DOS command window. To do this, click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press Enter.
  2. At the command prompt, type the following flush DNS command and then press Enter: ipconfig /flushdns.
  3. The DNS cache is now clear.