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    Who is a Registrant?

    The Registrant is the individual or organisation who registers a domain name. This person, after certain conditions are met, and upon payment of the registration fees, holds the right to use that specific domain name for a specified period of time. This person is the "legal entity" bound by the terms of the Registration Agreement. The Registrant is in technical terms the "SLD holder". This stands for the holder of a Second Level Domain.

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    What is Domain Name System ?

    Domain Name System (DNS) translates alphanumeric domain name to its numeric IP address that a computer understands, i.e., DNS will translate www.arsofts.com to, its IP address on the web. The domain name system (DNS) is the way that Internet domain names are located and translated into Internet Protocol addresses. A domain name is a meaningful and easy-to-remember "handle" for an Internet address. Because maintaining a central list of domain name/IP address correspondences would be impractical, the lists of domain names and IP addresses are distributed throughout the Internet in a hierarchy of authority. There is probably a DNS server within close geographic proximity to your access provider that maps the domain names in your Internet requests or forwards them to other servers in the Internet.

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    Who can register a Domain Name ?

    Any entity such as Individuals, Organizations, ISPs, corporates, Resellers, etc in any type of profession can register a domain to get a recognition on the Internet.

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    What Is A Domain Name?

    A domain name is your address on the Internet. Like any address, it is important for the success of your business that you use, promote and protect it so that customers can find you easily. More than this, your domain name is your online-identity and brand - your customers won't just know you as Your company Inc., they will know you as "yourcompany.com". Domain names were developed to make it easy for people to find things on the Internet. computers find each other by using a set of numbers called an IP Address (IP is an acronym for Internet Protocol), these look like The Domain Name System (DNS) is a set of software and computers that translates domain names into their matching IP addresses and visa versa. When you type www.arsofts.com into your web-browser, your request gets resolved (or converted) into an IP address and the information found at that address gets delivered back to your browser.