Chapter 21. Architecting DNS Infrastructure

DNS essentials

Planning DNS implementations

Security considerations

Architecting a DNS design

THE Domain Name System (DNS) is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard name service. Its basic design is described in Requests for Comments (RFCs) 1034 and 1035, and it has been implemented on many operating systems, including UNIX and Microsoft Windows. All versions of Windows automatically install a DNS client as part of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). To get the server component, you must install the DNS Server service. All editions of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 include the DNS Server service. Because DNS is the name-resolution service for Active Directory, DNS is installed ...

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