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In the Domain Name System (DNS), a resolver is a set of software utilities used to resolve the domain names of Internet resources. There are two primary categories of resolvers (caching/recursive/resolving name server[1] and stub (non-caching) resolver), distinguished by functionality.


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  1. The caching/recursive/resolving name server is included under the category of resolver since it plays the dual role of being a resolver and a name server.

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