Definitions for "Root Server"
The way that an authoritative master list of all top-level domain names is maintained and made available on the Internet. The current system consists of 13 file servers. The primary or "A" server is operated by Network Solutions, Inc., and the master list of top-level domain (TLD) names is kept on the A server. On a daily basis, this list is copied to 12 other geographically dispersed file servers that are maintained by an assortment of agencies. The Internet routing system uses the nearest root server list to update routing tables.(ES:Servidores raíces, IT:Server radice, FR:Serveur racine)
A system that locates name servers that contain authoritative data for the top–level domains.
domain name server that is maintained by Network Solutions, Inc., Herndon, VA. It contains all the primary domain names that are registered, and it is updated daily. The data is replicated on several servers throughout the U.S. and abroad.