DNS zone transfer is a critical component for better performance of your Domain Name System. In this article we will take a look at why it is important and which are the most popular zone transfer types – AXFR and IXFR.
What is an Authoritative DNS server?
The Authoritative DNS server is an essential part of every DNS network. It stores all of the important DNS data, including the DNS records for a specific domain. That server could belong to a domain registrar or a DNS hosting provider.