Posts Tagged ‘IP Addresses’
Why Do We Need DNS Servers?
When you type a domain name (e.g., www.microsoft.com) into the address bar on a browser, such as Firefox or Edge, it finds the website by communicating with a specific type of server known as a domain name system (DNS) server. The browser sends out a DNS query a DNS server answers it. ORDER UP! Wait,…Read More
What Is a DNS Server, Why Is It Important, and How Does It Work?
We’ve discussed DNS (domain name system) servers in previous articles (also known as a name server). As a refresher, we know it has a database of hostnames that link specific public IP addresses. It has special software and communication protocols, and even translates (or resolves) hostnames to IP addresses. One question you might still have…Read More
What is DNS? What does it do?
According to siteefy.com, there were approximately 341.7 million registered domains as of Q4 of 2021 and 1,591 domain root types (.com, .net, .org, etc.). WOWZA. While not every registered domain has an associated website, most do. With each site having one to several thousand pages, how does a phone or computer find the correct page…Read More