Quick Answer: Why Do I Need DNS Hosting?

Why do you need DNS?

DNS (Domain Name Server) is mainly used to convert human meaningful name (domain name) to computer meaningful name (IP address) in Internet.

It allows you to use internet more easily by allowing you to specify a meaningful name on your web browser instead of using IP address.

Is DNS hosting the same as Web hosting?

The major difference between DNS hosting and web hosting that, DNS is a Domain Name System and is the glue that makes the web work. On the contrary, your web hosting provider is the one who gives your website the IP address that is entered into DNS. DNS – Domain Name System: DNS is the glue that makes the web work.

What is DNS in Web hosting?

A DNS hosting service is a service that runs Domain Name System servers. Most, but not all, domain name registrars include DNS hosting service with registration. Free DNS hosting services also exist. Many third-party DNS hosting services provide Dynamic DNS.

Do I need DNS management?

Fortunately you don’t need to manage a DNS server or create DNS records to use the Internet. However you need to have access to a DNS server. To access a DNS server you will need the IP address of the DNS server. This is usually supplied to you by your ISP (Internet Service Provider).