(1) A group of computers and devices on a network that are administered as a unit with common rules and procedures. Within the Internet, domains are defined by the IP address. All devices sharing a common part of the IP address are said to be in the same domain.
(2) In database technology, domain refers to the description of an attribute’s allowed values. The physical description is a set of values the attribute can have, and the semantic, or logical, description is the meaning of the attribute.
- Domain Controller
As defined by Microsoft, in Active Directory server roles, computers that function as servers within a domain can have one of two roles: member server or domain controller. Abbreviated as DC, domain controller is a server on a Microsoft Windows or Windows NT network that is responsible for allowing host access to Windows domain resources. […]
- Domain Name
Domain names are used to identify one or more IP addresses. For example, the domain name microsoft.com represents about a dozen IP addresses. Domain names are used in URLs to identify particular Web pages. For example, in the URL http://www.pcdefinithing.com/index.html, the domain name is pcdefinithing.com. Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top […]
- domain migration
Moving data from one system, or domain, to another without compromising security or losing any of the data. Domain migration happens when servers are upgraded and the data (including any authentication and authorization information) must be moved to a new system, when an administrator changes from one ISP to another or when an Web site��s […]
- domain name administrative contact
In domain name system terminology, the administrative contact is the individual who is authorized by the registrant to interact with Network Solutions or domain name registrar to answer questions about the domain name registration and registrant. See “Registering a Domain Name” and “Understanding Internet Governance” in the Did You Know…? section of
- domain name billing contact
In domain name system terminology, the billing contact is the individual who is authorized by the registrant to receive the invoice for domain name registration and domain name renewal fees. See “Registering a Domain Name” and “Understanding Internet Governance” in the Did You Know…? section of