SOA

Updated: 10/17/2017 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.

DNS, Network terms, Service