Definitions for "Domain Name Service"
Keywords:  dns, remember, translates, tcp, resolve
This service maps TCP/IP numbers, such as, to a more easily remembered name, such as Thus, when you type into your...
The service that resolves computer names into numeric Internet addresses (IP addresses) and vice versa. The Domain Name Service translates references to a name, such as, into an IP address, such as
(DNS) A static, hierarchical name service used with TCP/IP hosts, & is housed on a number of servers on the Internet. Basically, it maintains a database for figuring out & finding (or resolving) host names & OP addresses on the Internet. this allows users to specify remote computers by host names rather than numerical IP addresses. The advantage of the DNS is that you don't have to remember numerical OP addresses for all the Internet sites available to access.