Unformatted text preview: 4. Background zone loading promotes efficiency by being able to respond to queries more quickly when they restart because zone data is now loaded in the background. (v=ws.10).aspx 5. To support IPv6, DNS has been modified as follows: the regular DNS Address resource record is defined for a 32-bit IPv4 address, so a new one was created to allow a domain name to be associated with a 128-bit IPv6 address. The four “A”s (“AAAA”) are a mnemonic to indicate that the IPv6 address is four times the size of the IPv4 address. The AAAA record is structured in very much the same way as the A record in both binary and master file formats; it is just much larger. The DNS resource record Type value for AAAA is 28. ...
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- Fall '14
- Domain Name System, 32-bit, 128-bit, Background zone loading