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forward DNS

The main purpose of the DNS name resolution system in a TCP/IP network. Forward DNS turns a domain name into a numeric IP address. See DNS, reverse DNS and IP address.

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Before/After Your Search Term
Forte for Javaforward driving assist
Forte Fusionforward error correction
Fortezzaforward link
FORTHforward proxy
FORTRANforward slash
forumForward Versatile Disc
Forum of Incident Response and Security Teamsforwarding
forward biasFOSI
forward chainingFOSS
forward compatibleFOT file

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