Updated: 08/02/2020 by Computer Hope

SOA may refer to any of the following:

1. Short for start of authority, SOA is the first resource record in a DNS zone file. This record lets other network devices know that it is the best source of information for DNS data within a domain.

2. Short for service oriented architecture, SOA is a collection of services that communicate with each other.

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