DNS Terminology .docx - DNS Terminology Submit for Grading 1 whois(pronounced"who is is an Internet service used to look up information about a domain

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DNS Terminology Submit for Grading 1. whois (pronounced "who is") is an Internet service used to look up information about a domain name. While the term is capitalized, " WHOIS " is not an acronym. ... Whenever an individual or organization registers a new domain name, the registrar is required to make the registration information publicly available. 2. dig stands for (Domain Information Groper) is a network administration command-line tool for querying Domain Name System ( DNS ) name servers. It is useful for verifying and troubleshooting DNS problems and also to perform DNS lookups and displays the answers that are returned from the name server that were queried . 3. nslookup is a network administration command-line tool available in many computer operating systems for querying the Domain Name System ( DNS ) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping, or other DNS records. The name " nslookup " means "name server lookup". 4. A Record is a database record used to map a URL to an IP address. DNS records are stored in DNS servers and work to help users connect their websites to the outside world. When the URL is entered and
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