DNS zone – Definition

A DNS zone is a portion of the Domain Name System (DNS) that is managed by a specific authoritative DNS server. It represents a specific domain name and contains information about the domain’s DNS records. A zone is typically defined by a start of authority (SOA) record, which designates the primary authoritative server for the zone. Within a DNS zone, various resource records are stored, such as A records for mapping domain names to IP addresses, MX records for email routing, and TXT records for additional information. DNS zones allow for efficient and organized management of domain names and their associated records. Read more interesting information about DNS zones!