Domain Name System is used by devices connecting to the Internet to locate websites by mapping a domain name to a website’s IP address. For example, a DNS server maps the domain name www.fortinet.com to the IP address 188.8.131.52.
A FortiGate can control which DNS servers the network uses. A FortiGate can also function as a DNS server, as can a FortiDNS.
Bruce has been working with computers, and related technology, since before the World Wide Web was a thing. He has worked in system and network administration. He has even dabbled in technical support. He has made the switch to technical writing as part of his deep, dark and dastardly plan to make the arcane machinations of IT technology more easily understood by the poor folks who use it. That, and the voices in his head told him it was good idea. Never argue with the voices in your head. People will start to stare.
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