Chapter 27. Managing Domain Names

IN THIS CHAPTER

The domain name system (DNS) is the lifeblood of the Internet. Without DNS, we would all be forced to remember TCP/IP addresses to get to websites, get to our email, buy merchandise, or look up information in a search engine. To go to www.novell.com to learn more about SUSE, for example, you would have to remember 130.57.4.27. Why attempt to remember a set of numbers such as this when you can remember www.novell.com/linux? The DNS brings a level of simplicity into surfing the Web and doing work with SUSE Linux. In this chapter we will learn how DNS is used with SUSE Linux. ...

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