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Unformatted text preview: multiple IP addresses if it has multiple network interfaces. DNS: Domain Name Server • DNS is a service that translates host names to IP addresses. • DNS uses a distributed lookup algorithm and contacts as many servers as necessary. • Host names are divided in domains: host.dom2.dom1.dom0. • Example: ector.cs.purdue.edu with the most general domain at the right....
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- Fall '11
- IP addresses, Domain Name System, Hostname, Domain Name Server