What Is a DNS Resolver?

September 26, 2023

A DNS resolver is a software component on a DNS server responsible for translating user-friendly domain names, like easytoread.com, into IP addresses that computers use for network identification.

This allows users to access websites using memorable domain names rather than specific IP addresses.

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