We pick e.root-servers.net, one of the 13 root servers (1), and ask it about yahoo.ug and learn that ug is delegated to five name servers (2), so we ask ns-ug.afrinic.net where we learn that yahoo.ug is delegated to three name servers, including ns1.yahoo.com (3), so we ask that one and get the following answer:
Yahoo.ug is a domain controlled by four domain name servers at yahoo.com. All four of them are on different IP networks. Incoming mail for yahoo.ug is handled by one mail server at .. We are missing the IP:s of one server: .. Yahoo.ug has two IP numbers (188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206). Both are on different IP networks.
The five name servers ns1, ns2, ns3, ns4 and ns5.yahoo.com together
Three quarter of the about eighty domains that use name server group 1 point to IP group 1 (example: altavista.ch, bloghoogle.com and cgi2-yahoo.com ). Worth noting is that about one in six of the host names that point to IP group 1 use name server group 1.
The mail server. Only
There are more than hundred domains that only use the mail server ..