DNS explained - The Domain Name Servers by Indichosts.net: "DNS
DNS is a software program that runs on a dedicated computer known as a DNS server. DNS serves two primary functions:
1) To translate domain names into IP addresses.
It's much easier to remember a domain like mydomain.com than a sixteen digit number like 192.168.100.1. DNS servers make translating or "Resolving" this information fast and seamless. When your computer needs to know the IP address for yourdomain.com it asks a DNS server (usually the one provided by your ISP.)"
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Editor's Note: Unraveling the murky regions of DNS for those who need to need to know.
Give me a few real strong name-servers, and I'll show you an internet- that works!!!