UDP is the topic for our article today. We will explore it in detail – what is its purpose, how it works, and why is it so beneficial. So, let’s start.
UDP – what does it mean?
UDP means User Datagram Protocol. It is a well-known communications protocol that provides a high-speed solution. It is used to create low-latency and loss-tolerant connections between different Internet services.
The User Datagram Protocol speeds up the communication process by allowing data to be transferred before the receiver agrees. As a result, for time-sensitive communications such as DNS lookups, Voice over IP (VoIP), video, or audio transfers, User Datagram Protocol is the recommended alternative.
Why does DNS prefer UDP?
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DNS is the magic that allows the Internet to function. It helps people and computers to communicate, even though they speak very different languages. The people speak with names and the computers with IP addresses and codes. Now we will examine one element of that “magic” – the Primary DNS zone!
What is the Primary DNS zone?
The Primary DNS zone is an administrative unit of the DNS that permits control on the part (zone) that the upper level in the DNS hierarchy allowed it. A higher-level administrator delegates zones to lower levels. The Root servers to TLD servers, the TLD servers to Primary Authoritative name servers (secondary domain name), etc.
How to create a Primary (Master) DNS zone?
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Through a DNS poisoning attack, a hacker replaces the address of a legitimate website with a fake one. Once achieved, that hacker can steal delicate knowledge, like passwords and numbers of an account. The hacker can also deny loading your site, which is spoofed.
Methods of DNS Poisoning
What does DNS poisoning mean?
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Enterprise DNS (domain name system) is a high-level DNS service specially focused on large enterprises with big needs. Enterprise DNS implementation offers to resolve internal and external requests for enterprises in an efficient, scalable, secure, automatable, and centrally managed way. Enterprises need a reliable DNS architecture to operate, bullet-proof security, redundancy, speed, 100% uptime… and more capabilities that domain registrars’ DNS can’t guarantee exclusively for a single client.
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What does IPAM mean?
IPAM is short for IP Address Management. It is a method of IP scanning and IP address tracking. It manages the data correlated with a network’s Internet Protocol address range and IPAM system. As a result, administrators are able to guarantee that the list of assignable IP addresses is up to date and enough with IPAM software and IP tools. It comes to make things simple and automates the management of many duties for maintaining IPs. With the IPAM network, are also common functionalities, such as managing reservations in DHCP, reporting, and data collection.
Benefits of IPAM
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Whether you own a personal blog or a big e-shop, you have to use a DNS service to be reachable online. Premium DNS service is paid, but the benefits of using it are numerous. So let’s explain a little bit more about it.
Premium DNS explained
Premium DNS is a service, which provides excellent features. It helps your site to operate smoothly. This service guarantees so much more than a free service. So what can you expect from it? It includes:
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The DNS CAA record helps domain name owners to take control over SSL certificates. You can decide which CA is allowed to issue them and also what kind of type of certificate.
The DNS CAA record was first described in 2013. From September 2017, Certificate Authorities are required to check it before issuing any certificate. So let’s explain a little bit more about it.
Here you can find more detailed information about the DNS CAA record!
DNS CAA record explained
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