Concise Guide to Windows 2000 DNS

Concise Guide to Windows 2000 DNS

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The Concise Guide to Windows 2000 DNS provides a foundation knowledge of DNS and dynamic DNS, and the skills needed to install, maintain, and troubleshoot DNS in a Windows 2000 Environment. This book helps you understand what capabilities the DNS service provides to Windows 2000 networks and how it inter-operates with other versions of DNS. It also discusses the RFCs that pertain to DNS and provides you with an understanding of each of them.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 231.9 x 18.3mm | 527.51g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0789723352
  • 9780789723352

Table of contents

Introduction. Background, Theory, and Reference. Planning and Installing. Maintaining. What's in This Book.1. Dynamic DNS Overview and Specifications. A Brief History of DNS. What's New and Different About DNS in Windows 2000. Internet Entities. Request for Comments (RFC). The Windows 2000 DNS RFCs. IETF Drafts. BIND Capabilities and Compatibilities.2. The Name Resolution Process. The Physical and Logical Internet. The DNS Architecture Recursive Query. Iterative Query. Caching Resolutions.3. Windows 2000 DNS Clients and Servers. Zone Types. Name Server Types. Installing and Configuring the DNS Service. Client Resolvers. Dynamic Update Configuration.4. Preparing to Install DNS. Planning for a DNS Deployment. Planning a Structure. Registering a Domain Name. Registering an in-addr.arpa Domain Name.5. Installing DNS. Installation of DNS. Installing During Windows 2000 Installation. Installing with the Windows 2000 Configure Your Server Wizard. Installing a Root Name Server. Installing a Primary Name Server. Installing a Secondary Name Server. Installing a Caching-Only Name Server. Installing an Active Directory-Integrated Name Server.6. Post-Installation Configuration. 7. Configuring DNS Clients. Windows 2000 Clients. Windows 9.X Clients. Other Clients.8. Exploring Resource Records. Format of DNS Resource Records. A Resource Records. AAAA Resource Records. CNAME Resource Records. MX Resource Records. PTR Resource Records. SRV Resource Records. Other Resource Records.9. Using Windows 2000 DNS As a Locator Service. @AHEADS Windows 2000 Networking. Dynamic Update in Windows 2000. SRV Resource Records. Updating Zone Information.10. Maintaining DNS in Windows 2000. 11. Growing a DNS Implementation. 12. Securing and Troubleshooting DNS Communications. Securing Windows 2000 DNS. Testing and Monitoring Your DNS Implementation. Using nslookup. Other Diagnostic Tools. Troubleshooting Windows 2000 DNS. Interoperability Problems.Appendix A. Command-Line Utilities. Troubleshooting and Configuring DNS Through Command-Line Tools.Appendix B. Glossary. Index.
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About Andy Ruth

Bob Collier began his career in the computer industry programming in the early 1980s while on active duty in the military. He helped design, implement, and manage computer networks at military organizations. He currently is a Senior Technical Instructor at the Advanced Computer Education Center, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Southern Methodist University in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to his responsibilities as a technical instructor, Bob also administers the network at SMU and is the Exchange Administrator. Special areas of expertise include Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 planning and upgrade, and Exchange Server implementation. Bob is currently certified as an MCSE, MCT, MCP+I, and A+. He is pursuing Windows 2000 and MCSD certifications as well as CCNA. Bob is also involved in consulting for small- to medium-size businesses in San Antonio and surrounding areas, specializing in network design, implementation, troubleshooting, and documentation skills for Windows NT 4.0 BackOffice networks. Bob has contributed to several books and online books and has done some technical editing for Windows NT magazine. Andy Ruth has been in the computer industry since the late 1970s when he joined the U.S. Navy and provided support of flight simulators. In the corporate environment, he has provided systems support for computers ranging from large mainframes to small PC networked environments. He holds MCT and MCSE + I certifications, as well as others, and has written a number of other books on Microsoft products. Ruth is currently a Program Manager at Microsoft Corporation, working with the Windows 2000 training curriculum, and is also a guest speaker at technology seminars.
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