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Your understanding is flawed, and indeed there are 2 different scenarios that need to be discussed. Broadly speaking there are 2 types if name servers (many nameservers act as both) authorative servers are nameservers which store the definitive records for a domain. There is a list of root nameservers (https://www.iana.org/domains/root/servers) which ...


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You don't need a DNS server of your own to register a domain. Most domain owners use DNS hosting services provided by their domain registrar, their website host, or a third party. In fact, it would be foolish to run your own DNS server just to register a domain. Proper DNS hosting for a domain should use multiple servers (preferably 3 or 4) located in ...


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