Domain Name System Archive

Subnet Mask – Default Gateway – DNS

Subnet Mask As I wrote in a past article, an IP address has a network and a host portion. We also discussed about the fact that a network prefix tells us how many bits in the address

DNS suffix – what does it mean

A DNS suffix is the DNS name without the hostname part. The best way to show the true purpose of a DNS suffix, when and why you would need, it is through an example. We know that

Cannot access Microsoft website and ANY other Microsoft websites

When you encounter a problem in terms that using any internet web browser you cannot access Microsoft website and ANY other Microsoft websites you should first know that Windows contains a client-side Domain Name System (DNS) cache