Difference between revisions of "DNS"

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== Explanation ==
== Explanation ==

Revision as of 07:02, 30 September 2006

DNS = Domain Name System


The DNS is mainly used to access entities in the network via a name (e.g. '' or 'Phone82338') instead of an IP addresses (e.g. or This is more intuitive for users (e.g. trying to access the user web page of a phone) and more flexible (e.g. if IP server address is changing while installing other components - the domain name remains unchanged).

See also

Wikipedia (en) Domain name system