Embedded DNS

  • US 20070255848A1
  • Filed: 02/12/2007
  • Published: 11/01/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/08/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for selectively routing a DNS request, comprising:

  • receiving a DNS request to translate a domain name, the DNS request being received from a local client device and directed to a remote DNS server on a remote network;

    identifying a link status to the remote network; and

    if the link status indicates that a connection to the remote network is not possible, routing the DNS request to a locally embedded DNS server.

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