Create a mapping between hostname and IP Address using DNS. IP Address is capable of solving the limitation of hostname but not human-readable which is mitigated by DNS

Canonical Hostname (CNAME)

  • A less readable Hostname
  • For example, my blog CNAME isd29nyp1p0lllzw.cloudfront.net

Alias Hostname

Domain Name

  • Examples are notes.yxy.ninja and google.com etc

Domain Registrar

EPP Code

  • Alpha-numeric code required to transfer domain from one registrar to another registrar