A domain name can be subdivided into sub-domains - for example www. Once you own a domain, there is no reasonable limit to the number or names of the sub-domains you can create. A sub-domain can be allocated to a host machine - for example a PC.
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In fact many sub-domains can be allocated to the same host machine. The way sub-domains are allocated to a host machine is to create a record in the DNS Domain Name Servers that records the sub-domain name and the IP address of the host machine. Any requests for a sub-domain e.
In the early years of the Internet, each sub-domain would have a unique IP address so it was common for a host machine to have only one sub domain name. Nowadays, the common practice is to have many sub-domains with the same IP address. It is also common for the domain name to be converted to the IP address of the host machine that runs the www sub domain. A host name is the unique name of a machine.
When the host operating system is set up it is given a name. This name may reflect the prime use of the machine. When we need to find the host name from an IP address we send a request to the host using its IP address. The host will respond with its host name.
You can find the hostname of any computer with a public IP address by passing the address to any Domain Name System (DNS) server. However, since the computers on a small business network have private IP addresses, you can only discover their hostnames if the network has a local. If you're troubleshooting some network problems in your office and some computers are connected to a router, you may need the IP address of each computer, its primary DNS server and the default router IP. Locate the primary DNS IP address in the "DNS Servers" field.
IP addresses are allocated by regional organisations. Therefore it is relatively easy to work out the country in which an IP is likely to reside. When an IP is allocated to a company they are expected to be used in the country the organisation resides.
But, there is nothing to stop a company allocating an IP to a machine in another country. The name servers are prioritized in the order the system finds them in the file.
To directly edit the configuration file, use the following steps to add the DNS servers:. Open the resolv. Add lines for the name servers that you want to use. The following table displays which name server IP addresses to use depending on which datacenter houses your cloud servers.
To ensure that your new settings are working, ping the domain name by using the following command:. If you receive an unknown host message, double-check the IP addresses that you set as your DNS servers.
Use the following host command to get the domain name of the server substitute your DNS server IP address :. If an IPv6 address is returned, you can add that as another nameserver line in the resolv. Then test as previously shown, by using the ping6 command instead of the regular ping command to force the system to use IPv6.