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A DNS Primer – Daniel Miessler

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a system that finds resources for you by name. You ask where a name is, and it returns you an IP address. This is done through a distributed database system whereby requests for names are handed off to various tiers of servers which are delineated by the dot (.) in the name you’re looking for. This is an introduction into how DNS functions on your network.

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