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 DNS Common Abuses

"The Domain Name System is a distributed database that relies on several root servers for connectivity. Each network or domain has several central servers, to which each host on the network is configured to query. When a host in a domain attempts to resolve a name, which is to attempt to find its address, that domains name server attempts to track down the information by finding the closest name server to the target, and asking that server for the information. If the local name server doesn’t know any close name servers it simply asks the root name servers. "

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Feb 25, 2005 )


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