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Special Edition Using Microsoft Active Directory by James Hudson, Sean Fullerton

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Anatomy of a DNS Lookup

Now that you understand the architecture and the tools necessary, let's look at a working example. The following example assumes that you have an installed and configured DNS and have access to the Internet. Although the focus of the DNS chapters is how DNS supports the Active Directory, the reality is that most domain name services also support using Internet resources such as the Web and email.

Forward Lookup Example

In this example, you look at the DNS lookups necessary to find a Web site on the Internet. The Web site is http://www.fullertoninfo.com; the IP address of the client resolver is 192.168.0.200; and its hostname is stone.fis.local. The IP address of the DNS server, on the other hand, is 192.168.0.5, and its ...

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