barmar at bbnplanet.com
Thu Nov 18 00:23:44 UTC 1999
In article <_XxY3.47$Ba2.155 at paloalto-snr1.gtei.net>,
Bob Helland <bhelland at gte.net> wrote:
>Can someone give me a definition of recursive lookup? I can't quite seem to
You send a DNS request to a local DNS server. That server then queries all
the necessary remote server (starting with the root servers and working its
way down the hierarchy) to get the answer for you.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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