FQDN


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms.

FQDN

This article is provided by FOLDOC - Free Online Dictionary of Computing (foldoc.org)

FQDN

(Fully Qualified Domain Name) The complete domain name for a specific computer (host) on the Internet. The FQDN, which includes the hostname and domain name, is converted into a physical IP address. For example, www.computerlanguage.com is the FQDN for the website of the publisher of this encyclopedia. WWW is the host, while computerlanguage.com is the domain name. The .com is the generic top-level domain (gTLD) name.

For uniformity on the Web, there are hundreds of millions of hosts named WWW; however, if the WWW is not entered, WWW is generally the default. See DNS, IP address and Internet domain name.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
This session is established so the Initial HMS can provide the IP address or FQDN of some of the MCN nodes to the femto-cell.
The issue occurred when the VeriSign server certificate was imported into the Aventail Management Console (AMC) on the EX-1500; which caused OnDemand to use the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) on the certificate.
Notice above in v.3.8.2 that not only did they change Content Delivery Networks from Amazon AWS to Akamai Technologies, but they also started sending the data to a different FQDN: firmware.plantronics.com.