Special Topics in Networks Operation and Administration_Unit2_DB

Special Topics in Networks Operation and Administration_Unit2_DB

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Special Topics in Networks Operation and Administration Unit 2 Discussion Board Kregg M. Soltow October 14, 2011 American Intercontinental University Why would an organization need more than one DNS server? The domain name system is a very important element of the web as we experience it from day to day. It is tasked with the responsibility of translating the human-legible and coherent domain names as we know them, into machine-legible IP addresses and does this arbitrary task by inserting them on approved hosting servers. Of course, this goes to say that an indispensable part of that act is the Name Server record. By utilizing multiple name servers accustomed to the user’s domain name, the process offers not just profusion, but ensures user’s web sites remain accessible all the time. In this instance, if a “primary” name server could not be accessed for any reason at any time, a sites visitor request would therefore then be routed to the “secondary” name server that would have already been predetermined and setup for the user’s particular
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ITCO 101 taught by Professor Gugenhiem during the Spring '12 term at AIU Online.

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