Domain Name Server

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the standard name resolution strategy used on networks today. DNS is nonproprietary, meaning that it works on all operating system platforms from Linux to UNIX and Windows operating systems. The function of DNS is to resolve host names such as, to an IP address. In this case, resolves to, one of many different IP addresses for Google, depending on your location. Host names make it easier for people to remember web addresses rather than their IP address.

DNS servers perform a vital role for the web and its users. The function of a DNS server is to provide name resolution from domain names to IP addresses. This means it maps the domain name, such as ...

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