Zone Files

A Domain Name System (DNS) zone file is a text file that describes a DNS zone. A DNS zone is a subset, often a single domain, of the hierarchical domain name structure of the DNS. The zone file contains mappings between domain names and IP addresses and other resources, organized in the form of text representations of resource records (RR). A zone file may be either a DNS master file, authoritatively describing a zone, or it may be used to list the contents of a DNS cache.
Posts about Zone Files
  • Zone file access is crap, security panel confirms

    … for no readily apparent reason. CZDS is the centralized repository of gTLD zone files. It’s hosted by ICANN and aggregates zones from all 2012-round, and some older, gTLDs on a daily basis. Signing up for it is fairly simple. You simply fill out your contact information, agree to the terms of service, select which zones you want and hit “submit…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • At least one in 10 new gTLDs are shrinking

    … seen second-year renewal rates of 72%, which were higher than the first year. “That indicates that there’s more steadiness in the registration base today than there was when first-year renewals were due,” he said. Tweet Tagged: di pro, donuts, growth, ICANN, new gTLDs, zone files …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
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