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DNS Servers: Authoritative vs. Recursive vs. Root vs. TLD

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   3 COMMENTS

DNS is a global system for mapping human-readable domain names to numeric IP addresses. There are 4 types of DNS servers involved in the process and they work in harmony to complete the task: recursive name server, root name server, TLD name server and last but not leas...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Our support team gets asked a lot this question:

"I would like to use your service to manage my DNS. I have pointed the nameservers to you (all 5) and I populated my DNS records about 48 hours ago and some appear to have propagated successfully while others only partially...