Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

The global coordination of the DNS Root, IP addressing, and other Internet protocol resources is performed as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions.Learn more.

Management of the DNS Root Zone (assignments of ccTLDs and gTLDs) along with other functions such as the t and .arpa zones.

Coordination of the global IP and AS number spaces, such as allocations made to Regional Internet Registries.

The central repository for protocol name and number registries used in many Internet protocols.

The IANA functions coordinate the Internets globally unique identifiers, and are provided byPublic Technical Identifiers, an affiliate ofICANN.