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name resolution

(networking)
The process of mapping a name into its corresponding address.

The Domain Name System is the system which does name resolution on the Internet.

name resolution

Converting a name into the address required by a machine or network. For example, in a TCP/IP network (the worldwide standard), common examples of name resolution are converting a human-readable name assigned to a computer to its IP address in the network or converting a domain name to its IP address on the Internet. Looking up a phone number by turning the pages in a telephone book is a human version of name resolution. See address resolution, resolve, naming service, WINS and DNS.
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Comparison of IP based ad hoc networks and IDHOCNET Aspect IP Centric End point Identification Uses IP addresses Auto-configuration Requires Auto-configuration service Realm support No concept of realm exists Network configuration SSID, Auto configuration, IP address, IP Address particular series, Naming and name resolution Identifiers in a packet MAC Address and IP addresses Routing basis IP addresses Naming & Name Resolution Requires naming and name resolution Multi-homing Does not support Mobility Issue Complex to handle Backward Compatibility Supports only IP based services Uniformity Different nodes assume roles to support mechanisms like Auto configuration, name resolution, etc.
net domain name resolution servers, saw that in between the third quarters of 2002 and 2003, the amount of email traffic grew by 245%, compared to a 51% overall growth in traffic.
The iSCSI standard also specifies the use of existing Service Location Protocol (SLP), the enhanced dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) and the new Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) for service discovery and name resolution to facilitate deployment and enable the management of large IP SANs.
com name then the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP) used by all top-level registrars is followed.
In the event of cybersquatting, a lawsuit could be brought under the ACPA, or arbitration pursuant to ICANN's uniform domain name resolution dispute policy (UDRP).
The new annual supplement for Intellectual Property Law in Cyberspace includes coverage of ICANN's domain name resolution policies, the application of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, and an examination of the affects of recent relevant court cases.
BIND is a core part of the Internet's domain name resolution infrastructure - allowing the conversion of domain names into numeric Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.