On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 05:08:38PM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> On 9 Mar 2006, at 15:41, Anil Kamath wrote:
>> >*What does propagate mean?*
> >It means that the new DNS has been communicated to each of the
> >backbones of
> >the Internet and that each backbone has in turn re-mapped its routes
> >to the
> >domain's new DNS location. (DNS = domain name server.) This DNS
> >does not travel to each of the Internet backbones in a straight line.
>> Where in the name of all that is holy, or even heathen, did you get
> THAT piece of poetry from?
> Amen !
May I suggest you read the following - carefully:
Followed by :
Paying special attention to :
(The how DNS works bit)
http://www.tldp.org/ is - in general, your friend here, it will help you
understand a lot of the basics.
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