About DNS Aging and Scavenging

Posted at November 18, 2016 at 6:55 am by Jithin

Aging and Scavenging is a DNS server service which supports a mechanism for performing clean-up and removal of stale resource records which can accumulate in zone data over time. It helps to maintain the dynamic DNS environment by regular deletion of stale resource records from the DNS database. Some problems associated with stale records are: unnecessary space utilization long zone transfers, wrong resolution of the client query due to stale data, and accumulation of stale records on the DNS se   [...]

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Common DNS Resource Records with examples

Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:02 am by Jithin

DNS resource records are contents of the DNS zone file. The zone file contains mappings between domain names and IP addresses in the form of text records. There are many types of the resource records. In this article, we are going to see DNS Resource Records in detail. The common types of DNS Resource Records are given below. There are many other resources also. 1) SOA 2) NS 3) A 4) PTR 5) CNAME 6) MX 7) SRV Let’s see each record in detail.   SOA Record Eve   [...]

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