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Which type of Domain Name System (DNS) server performs a full name resolution request?

Q: Which type of Domain Name System (DNS) server performs a full name resolution request?

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Q: What kind of DNS (Domain Name System) server fulfills a complete request for name resolution?

  • Authoritative name server
  • Root name server
  • Caching name server
  • Recursive name server¬†

Explanation: A recursive DNS server is the kind of Domain Name System (DNS) server that is responsible for resolving complete name resolution requests. It is the responsibility of recursive DNS servers to provide comprehensive resolution of domain names. They accomplish this by contacting other DNS servers in the hierarchy until they acquire the definitive response. Within the context of the DNS resolution process for client devices, they are of critical importance.

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