What is a description of a DNS zone transfer?
- forwarding a request from a DNS server in a subdomain to an authoritative source
- the action taken when a DNS server sends a query on behalf of a DNS resolver
- transferring blocks of DNS data from a DNS server to another server
- finding an address match and transferring the numbered address from a DNS server to the original requesting client
Answers Explanation & Hints:
When a server requires data for a zone, it will request a transfer of that data from an authoritative server for that zone. The process of transferring blocks of DNS data between servers is known as a zone transfer.