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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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Theorem 1: Let the zone of attacker's target name server has a total of N resource records sets [RR.
The RFC 2870 specification for root name servers suggests that root servers should always be able to handle three times their normal peak capacity in terms of requests per second.
An NS record or name server record maps a domain name to a list of DNS servers for that domain.
The Foundation Caching Name Server proved to be five times faster than our existing BIND servers; allowing us to reduce future expenditure on hardware, as we continue to expand our network.
Attackers flooded Akamai's domain name servers with spurious traffic, causing response times to drop sufficiently low that the majority of requests for web pages could not be delivered upon before they timed out.
YADIFA is a name server implementation for top-level domain operators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) alike.
Finally, anyone needing to view a switch configuration, zoning, or the name server can be added to a view group with no privileges to make changes to the switch configuration.
Its responsibilities are to allocate, develop and manage registry Internet resources in Vietnam; to establish, utilize and maintain the domain name server system for the national domain name .
E_Port, or expansion port, implementations must be consistent among switch vendors, as well as the exchange of Simple Name Server information and routing tables.
LokBox appliance can be configured as a true DNS server - A full DNS server capable of being the authoritative name server for a domain is standard in each appliance.
Name server editing: Easily manage the name servers for your domain name
Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) and LoNAP install an F-root name server in London, UK.