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Mac OS X Server 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickPro Guide by Schoun Regan

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Chapter 6. Network Services Options

What network-related services does Mac OS X Server offer, and how do you go about managing these services? Often, you’ll want your Mac OS X Server to do double duty as a router, DHCP server, or DNS server, as well as handling Network Address Translation (NAT). Perhaps you’re replacing an older Windows NT server or upgrading an AppleShareIP server. Each of these services extends the functionality of your server. This chapter looks at setting up some of these services and discusses how they will benefit you.

Understanding DNS

DNS is an acronym for both Domain Name System and Domain Name Server. DNS is widely used but widely misunderstood.

The Domain Name System is used to make the Internet easy to navigate. Instead ...

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