What does DNS stand for?

What does DNS stand for?

  • Domain Name Server

    Votes: 8 36.4%
  • Domain Name System

    Votes: 14 63.6%
  • Do Not Know

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters


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Jun 14, 2011
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a distributed database in which you can map hostnames to IP addresses through the DNS protocol from a DNS server. Each unique IP address can have an associated hostname.

Source: CISCO

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