What is google-public-dns-a.google.com [RESOLVED]

google-public-dns-a.google.com is better known as 8.8.8.8

This is one of the host names for Google Public DNS. This is a free Domain Name System (DNS) service offered to Internet users worldwide by Google. It functions as a recursive name server.

The service was launched by Google in December 2009.

See also google-public-dns-b.google.com which is better known as 8.8.4.4.

Duncan Newell

Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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