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IANA – Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
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IANA – Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

The IANA allocates and maintains unique codes and numbering systems that are used in the technical standards that drive the Internet (termed RFC ). For example, the IANA oversees Port Number allocations. Responsibilities of the IANA include: Management of the DNS Root, .int and .arpa domains, Coordination and allocation of global IP Address and AS Number pool, Protocol numbering assignment.


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