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I am getting different DNS resolution for www.google.com.

When I am using Google Public DNS i.e 8.8.8.8 then by using nslookup then it is giving IP address of

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:   www.google.com
Address: 172.217.26.228

But when I am using my internet provider DNS Server in my case JIO network DNS Server then I am getting a different resolution of

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:   www.google.com
Address: 216.58.196.68

I am not understanding how this is happening? Do we have different entries for Domain names with different vendors of DNS Servers? SOUNDS WEIRD!!

  • This is quite possible, especially with a distributed service provider like Google. IP addresses may be resolved depending on geolocation, load, .... However, questions about networks outside your control are off-topic here. – Zac67 Oct 29 '18 at 13:43

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