What Does Changing a DNS Server Do?

A DNS server, or Domain Name System server, is a computer that stores the addresses of domain names and translates them into IP addresses. When you type in the domain name of your favorite website, your computer contacts the DNS server to look up the IP address for that domain. DNS servers are usually located […]

What Does an Authoritative DNS Server Do?

An authoritative DNS server is responsible for resolving DNS queries for a domain. This means that the authoritative DNS server knows the IP addresses and hostnames for all the domain’s records. An authoritative DNS server is important for two reasons. First, it ensures that the DNS queries for a domain are correctly resolved. Second, it […]