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DNS on Windows 2000, Second Edition by Cricket Liu, Matt Larson

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Name

AFSDB (Andrew File System Data Base—experimental)

Textual representation:

                     owner ttl class AFSDB subtype hostname

Example:

fx.movie.edu.  IN  AFSDB  1 bladerunner.fx.movie.edu.
               IN  AFSDB  2 bladerunner.fx.movie.edu.
               IN  AFSDB  1 empire.fx.movie.edu.
               IN  AFSDB  2 aliens.fx.movie.edu.

Binary representation:

AFSDB type code: 18
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+
    |                   SUBTYPE                     |
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+
    /                   HOSTNAME                    /
    /                                               /
    +--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+

where:

SUBTYPE

Subtype 1 is an AFS cell database server. Subtype 2 is a DCE authenticated name server.

HOSTNAME

A domain-name that specifies a host that has a server for the cell named by the owner of the RR.

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