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name server

A network server that looks up the data assigned to the name that is presented to it. It performs a translation or conversion service from the name into more details and/or technical data. For example, DNS name servers on the Internet look up the numeric IP address of an alphabetic domain name such as computerlanguage.com (see DNS). See naming service and directory service.
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In a follow-up Twitter message, the SEA also claimed that it had changed Facebook's domain nameserver information.
Domain Report not only gives customers access to nearly all domain ownership history on a single domain name registered now or in the past, but also provides website screenshots and lists of connected domains on the same Nameserver or IP Address.
A WHOIS database is an Internet database that contains information on the domain's nameserver (a computer that has both software and data files necessary to resolve or convert domain names into corresponding Internet protocol numbers), the registrar through which the domain was registered, and in some cases, full contact information about a domain name.
When a browser makes a request, the message goes to a network computer known as a nameserver, which looks up the target Web site's numerical Internet address and passes the message on to the relevant server.
Until now Ancor has only supported public loop switching, an implementation of the Fibre Channel standard which includes a nameserver directory for doing device discovery that supports up to 16m nodes on storage area networks (SANs) which could span different countries.
Parent Server Records + Nameserver Records + DNS Glue Issues + SOA Records + SOA Serial Number + SOA Refresh + SOA Retry + SOA Expire + SOA Minimum TTL + MX Records + SPF Records + Various IP Address related records + Mismatched Records
org would be poisoned and redirected to the attackers nameserver at IP address w - x - y - z.
1) You control every aspect of your nameserver redundancy by defining "hot swappable" backup nameservers.
Installation of an F-root nameserver in Telx's 56 Marietta Street facility in Atlanta, Ga.
Specifically, the report includes Parent Zone, Nameserver, Start of Authority, MX Record, Mail Server, Web Server, Domain Record, DNSSEC, and IPv6 sub-reports.
We write software implementing the protocols (such as DNS and DHCP); we operate infrastructure that uses them, such as a root nameserver for the global DNS; we participate in standards bodies like the IETF and policy organizations like ARIN to help keep the practicalities of software and operations aligned with standards and policies.
ISC), the author of BIND DNS software and the operator of F-root (one of the Internet's 13 global domain name system, or DNS, root nameservers), to host ISC's F-root nameserver on NeuStar's DNS Shield infrastructure.