Question: Who Invented The DNS Protocol?

Domain Name System/Founders

Who invented the DNS?

Paul V. Mockapetris

When was DNS invented?


What is the purpose of DNS protocol?

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.

Which protocol is used by DNS?

User Datagram Protocol (UDP)