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DNS

abbr.
domain name system

DNS

abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (formerly in Britain)Department for National Savings
2. (Computer Science) computing domain name system
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Each server reads configuration information provided at a controller such as a domain name server (DNS), and in response, starts a network-based service corresponding to the configuration information.
Edit your hosted website's DNS settings to point to the new domain name server.
TiGER-M@TE did not actually deface Google, but rather infiltrated a domain name server (DNS) in Kenya and redirected users to an alternate website.
Once a particular web site is requested, a query is sent to a domain name server, which then redirects that web address to a specific IP address on the web.
The update also includes threat signatures to protect against Domain Name Server (DNS) and Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Tunneled Traffic, and 802.
According to the company, DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications that adds security to the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) to ensure that the information received from a Domain Name Server is authentic.
n The Icann domain name server network handles 1 trillion transactions a day, translating into 10 million requests per second.
Appendices and bonus materials on the DVD-ROM cover discussions of network security, virtual private networks, the domain name server, troubleshooting, hardware compatibility, commands, and further sources.
In this case, the attacks are on the navigational structure of the Internet, targeting the domain name server (DNS) system that translates names such as "www.
We are aware of reports that Microsoft web properties may have been impacted by a reported outage suffered by Akamai Technologies' domain name server system," Microsoft said in a statement, deferring further inquiries to Akamai.
The domain name server looks up the name you typed.
Domain Name Server (DNS) - Ever wonder how your Web browser knows where to find the various URLs you type in?

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