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santhoshidatasoft

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What protocol is used by DNS name servers?
« on: April 25, 2014, 03:59:37 AM »
What protocol is used by DNS name servers?


DNS uses UDP for communication between servers. It is a better choice than TCP because of the improved speed a connectionless protocol offers. Of course, transmission reliability suffers with UDP.

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Re: What protocol is used by DNS name servers?
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2014, 07:54:31 AM »
DNS uses UDP for communication between servers. It is a better choice than TCP because of the improved speed a connectionless protocol offers. Of course, transmission reliability suffers with UDP.