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How Well Do You Know the Domain Name System?

Think you know everything about DNS? Take this quiz to challenge yourself...
Bindu swetha Nov 27, 2020
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The domain name system (DNS) is a decentralized naming system for resources that connects URLs to their IP addresses.
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Whenever the client needs to resolve any remote host name into the IP address, request is sent to the server, which send the IP address of the remote host in return!
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The domain name system deals with mapping IP address as well as the exchange of information.
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A Distributed Database System is a collection of logically interrelated databases that is distributed over the computer network.
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Domain name is the address where people can access your website.
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DNS provides a system to match the website name that you are looking for with the website address (IP).
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DNS is designed to adapt both for UDP and TCP kind of ports. Though UDP is the default setting, it switches to UDP whenever it fails to establish connection.
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The PTR records, also known as the reverse DNS lookup is used to resolve IP address to hostname.
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In the DNS's inverted tree structure, the top most layer is known as the root which is represented by an empty string.
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The country code domain (Top Level) is a two character abbreviation that is designated specifically for a country, state or territory.