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Domain Naming System (DNS)

What is DNS? The Domain Naming System (DNS) is a global naming system used to keep track of computers connected to the Internet. Each type of organization (educational, governmental, commercial, etc) is assigned a domain with the appropriate suffix. The organization at the top of the system is ICANN. The domain used the University of…

IPv6 Next Generation Internet Protocol

On This Page What is IPv6? Why Implement IPv6? IPv6 Implementation Technical Details More What is IPv6? IPv6 is the next generation Internet Protocol replacing the current IPv4. It was designed a long time ago, but the worldwide depletion of available IPv4 address space has brought it to the forefront as the future of the…