Keeping your data and information secure is essential. DNS monitoring is a powerful tool that enables organizations to monitor their own DNS server to quickly detect potential threats and vulnerabilities, proactively respond to malicious activities, and optimize their website or network performance. Do you want to learn more about it? Great! You are in the right place. But let’s first explain briefly what DNS is.

Explain Briefly What DNS Is

When a hostname, such as, is typed into a web browser’s address bar, a process known as resolution occurs to convert the hostname into an IP address (e.g., This process happens so quickly that it is usually invisible to the user, but it involves four different types of DNS servers working in unison to achieve the correct resolution.


Do you want to know why an authoritative DNS server is essential? Great. You are in the right place. Why? Because in this article today, we will explore exactly that and other exciting things about it.

Explanation of authoritative DNS server 

A DNS server that both maintains the original Resource Records and the Zone for the DNS Namespace domain is known as an authoritative DNS server. The information for name resolution of the DNS Namespace domain that it stores originated from reliable DNS servers. The last informational source for name resolution for the DNS zones they hold is an authoritative DNS server.