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Inside Windows® Server 2003 by William Boswell

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Managing Dynamic DNS

Keeping a traditional DNS zone updated with new resource records requires lots of manual work. A large network with thousands of servers needs a full-time administrator just to manage DNS. With Dynamic DNS, clients and servers can register their A records automatically at boot time. Application servers can register SRV and other specialized records. Outdated records can be scavenged periodically to prevent clutter. It's a fairly automated process. Dynamic DNS probably won't do away with the need for full-time DNS management in a big network, but it should help rescue the administrator from a little of the tedium.

This topic covers how to enable Dynamic DNS in Windows Server 2003, how to configure security so that only trusted ...

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