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Domain Name Resolution Process

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Published on : January 13, 2017 by

Domain Name Resolution Process

Every computer on the Internet, be it a web server, home computer or any other network device has a unique IP address allotted to it. With millions of websites on the Internet, it is impossible for people to remember the IP address of every website in order to access it. Therefore, the concept of domain […]

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Whois: The best explanation ever – multiple expiration dates

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Published on : November 29, 2012 by

Whois: The best explanation ever – multiple expiration dates

While checking a site nonavailability issue, I came across multiple expiration dates for the domain, when checked through WHOIS. The top portion of the result showed an expiration date which is one year ahead of the expiration date shown in the lower part of the same result. This amused me a lot and inspired me […]

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The domain name to IP resolution process – Part III/IV – THE PROCESS

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The domain name to IP resolution process – Part III/IV – THE PROCESS

What is Domain Name Resolution Process? When we type in a domain name to the browser the ‘Resolver’ program (the client-side of the DNS is called a DNS Resolver) is responsible for initiating and sequencing the queries that ultimately lead to a full resolution (translation) of the resource sought, i.e. translation of a domain name […]

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The domain name to IP resolution process – Part II/IV – DOMAIN NAMES

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Published on : May 25, 2010 by

The domain name to IP resolution process – Part II/IV – DOMAIN NAMES

Before I go on to the query process, I would like to present a small briefing about Domain Names basics : The Domain Name System uses a tree (or hierarchical) name structure. At the top of the tree is the root node followed by the Top-Level Domains (TLDs), then the Second-Level Domains (SLD) and any […]

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