all know the importance of websites in this Internet era where every small
business also has an online presence. Let us dig deep into the different
terminologies in Domain Name Registration or Resolving process
name is an easy to remember address which is unique for a web entity.
DNS resolves this name to its corresponding IP address and vice versa.
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is an
internationally organized, non-profit corporation that has responsibility for
Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, Top-Level Domain name system
management, and root server system management functions. There is a certain
Top-Level Domain (TLD) structure associated with the domain name structure.
Primarily, the .edu, .com, .org, and the 244 templates for countries are a part
of the TLD structure. The entirety of TLD comes under the jurisdiction of
registrant is the domain name owner who has complete power over the domain. It
can be a person or a company who purchased the domain
ICANN has designated registrars to carry out registration of domains. The
complete list of all registrars is available at internic.net/origin. Each
registrar is governed by processes and procedures associated by ICANN. This
makes the registration process very similar from one registrar to another. Each
registrar will ask you to provide various contact and technical information
that makes up the registration. After obtaining the required parameters, the
registrar will store the records in its local database and also submit the
technical information to a central directory known as the “registry.”
is the central database of domains. This registry provides others with the
information necessary to get the information regarding your website.
Name Servers or DNS servers
Domain name server keeps track of the domains hosted on the server. They also
keep the corresponding IP address for the resolution process
you do not want to share your contact information with the world, you can opt
for the private registration.