UNDERSTANDING, ADVANTAGES, DISADVANTAGES AND THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DNS SERVER
Domain Name System (DNS) Distribute Database System is used to search the computer name (name resolution) in a network that uses TCP /IP. DNS is an application service used on the Internet such as web browser or email that translates a domain to the IP address.
1. Easy, DNS is easy becase the user no longer direpotkan to remember the IP address a computer, just a host name.
2. Consistent, a computer IP address can change, but the host name should not be change.
3. Simple, easy to DNS server configured (for admin) .
The function of DNS is to translate the computer name to IP address (map name into the computer IP address)
Lack of DNS
1. Users cannot use the name to seacrh for many domain names in both the internet and the intranet.
Source : http://tary02.wordpress.com/2008/07/25/pengertiankekurangankelebihan-dan-fungsi-dari-dns-server/
**this original texts has been translated by PutriHangLiPo**