Category: DNS

February 24, 2021

What is Ping command, and how to use it?

What is Ping command? Ping command is a simple network utility tool. It has a command-line interface. You can write different commands and test various elements of your network – a computer on the network, the router, a particular domain, or IP address.The ping command uses ICMP – Internet control message protocol. When you are performing a check, you need to set a target, and […]

February 2, 2021

Anycast DNS vs Unicast DNS

What DNS servers mainly translate domain names of websites into IP addresses. Servers communicate among them to identify data’s location of the domains we required to make them accessible.  To know where your website is hosted, you definitely need a DNS server. Two popular DNS routing models are Unicast DNS and Anycast DNS. What is Unicast DNS? With Unicast, only one server stores the IP […]

January 27, 2021

Vanity name server (DNS branding) – Why use it?

Did you know that there is a DNS service that allows you to put your custom DNS branding on the name servers the DNS provider offers? With DNS branding, you can put the name of a domain you own instead of the names that come by default, like ns1.DNSprovider.com, and be changed to ns1.YourDomain.com. Why would you want to use Vanity name server?  What is […]