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Windows NT DNS

Author: Michael P Masterson
Publisher: Indianapolis : New Riders, 1998.
Series: New Riders professional library
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This reference guide on the implementation of DNS within the Windows NT environment covers the details of how DNS functions within NT, specific interactions with critical network components, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Masterson
ISBN: 1562059432 9781562059439
OCLC Number: 810894375
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. UNDERSTANDING WINDOWS NAME SERVICES. 1. Introducing the Domain Name System. Name Registration, Resolution, and Distribution. Host Name Characteristics. Fully Qualified Domain Names. Summary.2. Introducing NetBIOS. NetBIOS. Resolving NetBIOS Names. A Flat Namespace. NetBIOS Name Characteristics. NetBIOS Name and Resource Codes. Summary.3. How Windows Clients Use DNS and WINS. Introducing the Windows Resolver. How WINs Serves the Windows Name Resolver. How DNS Serves the Windows Name Resolver. How the Resolver Works. Summary.4. WINS and DNS: Making the Most of Both Services. What the Future Holds for NetBIOS. WINS Purpose and Limitations. The Benefits of Combining WINS and DNS. Multihoming PDCs, WINs, File, and Print Servers. BrowsingThe NetBIOS Discovery Service. Summary.II. INTRODUCING WINDOWS NT DNS. 5. How DNS Works. A Hierarchy of Hosts and Domains. Domains and Zones. Resolving Client Requests. Summary.6. Name Server Types. Primary Domain Servers. Secondary Name Servers. Caching Name Servers. Passing Queries: Forwarders and Slaves. Determining DNS Type. Summary.7. What DNS Knows. Database Resource Records. The Cache File. Delegation. Distributing Names. Summary.8. Dissecting Name Queries. Iterative and Recursive Queries. Sending the DNS Query. Time-to-Live. Summary.9. How MS DNS Works with Other Servers. Communication Between MS DNS and Other Name Servers. Migrating from BIND to MS DNS. Boot Files and Other Differences.III. USING WINDOWS NT DNS. 10. Designing Your DNS Service(s). DNS Server Capacities. Deciding How Many Domains to Have. Deciding How Many DNS Servers to Have. Practical Design Examples. Summary.11. Installing and Setting Up DNS. Installing the DNS Service. Configuring the DNS Server. Creating Virtual Servers. Summary.12. Integrating DNS with WINS. How Integration Works. Enabling WINS Lookups. Testing WINs Lookups. Reverse Lookups with WINS. Multihomed Servers. Summary.13. Configuring Clients. Configuring the Client to Use WINS. Configuring the Client to Use DNS. Summary.14. Working with Service Providers. Domain Name Registrations. Internal and External Servers: Primary, Secondary, and Caching. Zone Transfers: Which Way, and Why? Interpreting the Event Log. What to Expect in the DNS Database. Summary.15. Maintenance Tasks. Moving Zone Files Between Servers. Managing Multiple Zones. Changing a DNS Server's IP Address.16. Security Issues. Spoofing Name Queries. Firewalls. WWW Security. FTP Security. Mail Security: SMTP, POP, and IMAP. Summary.17. Troubleshooting Tools and Utilities. nslookup. dig. ping. traceroute (tracert). Netlab. ipconfig. winipcfg. netstat. nbstat.18. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). It's Not Dynamic DNS. What is DHCP? How DHCP Configures a Client. Installing a DHCP Server. Configuring a DHCP Server. Configuring Clients to Use DHCP. Checking the Registration in WINs and DNS. Summary.IV. APPENDICES. A. Third Party Utilities and DNS Servers. Utilities. DNS Server Software. DNS and IP Version 6 (IPv6).B. RFCs on DNS, BIND, and NetBIOS. C. Top-Level Internet Domains. D. Registering Address on the Internet. E. Sample Network Traces for DNS Resolutions. DNS Query Trace: The Question. DNS Query Trace: The Answer. DNS Query Trace: DNS Questions WINS. DNS Query Trace: WINS Answers DNS.F. Resource Records and the InterNIC Cache File. Resource Records. The InterNIC Cache File.Index.
Series Title: New Riders professional library
Responsibility: Michael Masterson [and others].


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