Possession Studios™ Internet Glossary

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C Name
A C Name, also known as a "canonical name" or "domain alias," is the section in a domain name's zonfzone file that specifies whether a subset of the domain name should point to the same or another domain name (location) on the Internet.
Please see C Name.
A country code Top Level Domain is a TLD consisting of the standardized 2-character abbreviation for a country. For example, .de represents the Germany, and .md represents Moldova. ccTLDs can be used in the same manner as a gTLD.
Class A Network
A Class A Network is an interconnected series of machines on the Internet that is able to hold up to 16 million IP Addresses.
Class B Network
A Class B Network is an interconnected series of machines on the Internet that is able to hold up to 65 thousand IP Addresses.
Class C Network
A Class C Network is an interconnected series of machines on the Internet that is able to hold up to 256 IP Addresses.
A client on the Internet represents one half of a relationship known as the client/server relationship. Typically, the client (such as a Web Browser) makes a request for information from a server. The server, in turn, delivers information back to the client. The Internet is largely based on this concept.
Client Server
See below.
The client/server relationship describes a process that allows most functions on the Internet to occur. Typically, the client program places a request for information or a task to a server. On the Internet, this can occur from 2 separate/distant locations using networking technologies as well as the use of TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol). Email programs and email servers, as well as web browsers and web servers are some widely used examples of a client/server relationship.
Confirmation eMail
During certain modification requests initiated using are emailed by the systems send a confirmation email, which consists of an outline of the changes that are to be made and a URL link which accesses a page on which the changes can be completed. The confirmation email is sent to the email address on file for the domain name. The recipient of the email must click on the URL link contained in the email in order to complete the confirmation process and confirm the changes.
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