Configuring Other IP Options

The IOS software found on Cisco routers and other devices has dozens of features to aid in the operation of the network and of the router itself. In this section, we examine four features commonly implemented on the router that enhance network operation and ease the use of the router itself.

Configuring Domain Name Services

In TCP/IP networks today, most people refer to servers, printers, workstations, and other IP devices by their names rather than by their IP addresses. Remembering IP addresses may be easy for the network administrator who is intimately familiar with the network, but for the average user, it is easier to remember the name of a system. To that end, servers that resolve names into IP addresses, called ...

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