DNS cache

How does a Recursive DNS server operate?

Recursive DNS server: What does it mean?

In computers, recursion refers to a technique for addressing a problem. That calls for an answer or a strategy that will keep repeating itself until it achieves its objective. So, the Recursive DNS server is in charge of looking up the information required to respond to DNS requests made by users.

Recursive DNS servers serve as a bridge between end users and authoritative DNS servers. A recursive DNS server will look up the IP address whenever a domain name is entered. This server returns to the browser on the requested device after determining the precise IP address for the requested domain name. By connecting to that IP address, the device is finally able to access the required website, and the website is loaded.

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Understanding DNS cache.

Since its creation, due to its utility and efficacy, the Domain Name System (DNS) became very demanded. No network can fully function without it. And considering the number of networks that currently exist, be sure that the DNS it’s permanently busy!

Considering all the important processes that rely on this system, different mechanisms have been created to reduce its stress by helping it with the execution of some tasks. Here comes the DNS cache that makes DNS work better and faster!

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