dAppling has support for both ENS and DNS domains.

DNS: The Domain Name System

DNS translates human-friendly domain names to computer-readable IP addresses, a process known as DNS resolution.

The DNS Query Process

Here's how a DNS query unfolds:

  1. User's Request: Enter a domain like example.dAppling.network in your browser.

  2. Recursive Resolver: If the IP is not cached, the browser queries a recursive resolver.

  3. DNS Server Hierarchy: The resolver consults a series of DNS servers.

  4. IP Address Retrieval: The authoritative nameserver provides the IP address.

DNS Network Hierarchy

DNS is structured hierarchically with root, TLD, and authoritative nameservers.

Efficiency in DNS Queries

DNS queries are optimized for speed, with caching mechanisms in browsers and resolvers.

Developer Perspective: Setting Up a Site on dAppling.network

Deploying a project on dAppling.network requires configuring DNS settings to point your domain to the correct IP address.

Configuring DNS Settings on dAppling.network

Your Dashboard provides guidance on setting various DNS records.

Key DNS Records and Their Functions

  • CNAME (Canonical Name)

  • A (Address)

  • NS (Nameserver)

  • MX (Mail Exchange)

SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates ensure a secure connection from your domain to your website.

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