DNS server

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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How to get started with Secondary DNS?

Secondary DNS is an absolutely incredible service. Why? Because if your main server is down for any reason, your domain will still continue to function. This definitely saves a lot of money and stress.

Secondary DNS – what does it mean?

Almost everyone on the Internet uses the Domain Name System, even if they do not realize it. The purpose of DNS is to link the easy-to-remember domain names with its Internet Protocols. This domain has Primary DNS, which holds all the critical information. Many domains, however, employ Secondary DNS to ensure faster load times, better load balancing, and redundancy in the event of an outage or attack. So, we can say that Secondary DNS is an amazing service whose primary purpose is to link you to a DNS server network. You can find it with the other name like Backup DNS or Slave DNS. 

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Advantages of using Managed DNS

If you own or administrate an online business, you know how vital DNS is for existing on the Internet. Of course, you can build your own DNS server, but having a Managed DNS brings really good advantages that you should consider.

‚ÄčWhat does Managed DNS mean?

Shortly, Managed DNS means the service offered for clients to use the DNS servers of a provider. Once you pick such a provider, its DNS servers (its infrastructure) will be available for you to manage all your DNS data (records) of your domain and make the domain available online. 

Providers supply their clients with a friendly control panel to manage their DNS. From there, you can create, add, modify, or clear DNS records, DNS zones, PoPs, etc.

Managed DNS service

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Primary DNS server – Definition

Primary DNS server explained.

You can find the Primary DNS server, also called the Master DNS server, so you can see that the names show its importance. Yet, it is the origin of all the original information concerning a particular DNS zone and its corresponding domains. The Primary DNS server has a very responsible role. It stores all the DNS records for its DNS zone. Whenever you want to make some changes or delete one record or several, you have to do it in the main source – the Master DNS server.

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