This guide introduces basic DNS concepts and the different types of DNS records.
Before adding any DNS records, you should learn the basics of DNS.
If you change your domain name's nameservers, we submit your change request to the registry within minutes, and they publish your authoritative NS (nameserver) records within their root zone. For example, Veri Sign refreshes zones for domain names every three minutes.
However, not all registries make updates that often.
The broadest domain classification is on the right, and becomes more specific as you move to the left.
In the examples below, the top-level domain, or are the second- and third-level subdomains, respectively.
Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.
ISPs use caches for DNS records (store the record locally rather than retrieving fresh data from nameservers) to speed up Web browsing and reduce traffic, which delay the time until changes are visible to your visitors.
This page assumes that you are successfully connected to a VPN server.
(Leave out the "--" when it is put in the configuration file.) An alternative to putting "redirect gateway def1" in the configuration file is to "push" it from the VPN server to the client.
You can test find out what IP address your computer is using by going to https://
To put that into context, think about your cell phone.
When you want to make a call to a friend with whom you speak regularly, you simply go to recent calls and tap on their name.