Domain Name System

Why should you implement DNS Monitoring?

Have you ever heard about DNS Monitoring? If not, no worries, you are in the right place. This article will explore its primary purpose, why it is so important, and where you can find it. So, let’s start this adventure. 

DNS Monitoring: Definition

DNS Monitoring is an essential component of your network monitoring solution. Its goal is to ensure that visitors have a secure and reliable connection to the website or service they are accessing.

DNS Monitoring is hugely beneficial for quickly identifying problems, detecting potential security breaches, and avoiding malicious assaults. It entails checking DNS records regularly for any unexpected changes or localizing DNS outages. If an issue with a detrimental impact on your website or service is discovered, it may be remedied promptly.

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​DNSSEC – What is it and why is it important?

DNS is insecure, and the UDP is just about speed and zero safety. Sure, that is correct, but there are many actions that network specialists have taken during the years. One of the most important is introducing a security extension to the Domain Name System to fix its fundamental flaw. Let’s learn more about its importance in the world of the Internet.

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DNS propagation – Definition

To enable your business to work online properly can look like the end of a complex process, but it’s actually only the beginning. Once online, you will have to frequently adjust, modify, add, delete information, DNS records, etc. Changes will be required to adapt to new conditions, compete strongly, grow, expand, etc. 

In this context, DNS propagation will be a process you will have to get involved with.

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What is DNS used for?

What does DNS mean?

DNS is the short acronym for Domain Name System. It is an organized namespace that works upon a decentralized model. It helps with navigating queries and finding the host they are seeking for. It has to provide the answer (like A record, AAAA record) and also to be performed quickly. The Domain Name System appears to replace the HOSTS.txt file that held all hostnames. It was just not efficient enough. For its speed and scalability, the DNS is superior.

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