Zone transfer explained

What is zone transfer?

Zone transfer is a process of duplicating the DNS information (DNS records) from the Primary DNS zone to the Secondary DNS zone. That way, you are able to establish multiple copies of your DNS records on several name servers. As a result of completing the transfer, you are going to ensure better availability if one of the name servers goes down. In addition, you are going to guarantee faster DNS resolution in case you own an international website with users coming from all around the globe and multiple points of presence (PoPs).

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What is the SOA record?

There are numerous types of DNS records, and for importance to understand DNS, we have to know how they work and their purpose. The SOA record is one of them, and it is one of the most common records. Let’s explain what it is and why it is essential to have it.

What is the SOA record?

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