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Network Computing: Developments in DNS: Investigating Bind 8

Nov 28, 1998, 02:29 (0 Talkback[s])

"Windows 2000's DNS and DHCP services appear to interoperate with Bind 8-based name servers. However, in traditional Microsoft fashion, the company has added proprietary resource records to its implementation."

"We were able to integrate Bind 8 running on RedHat Linux with DHCP on Microsoft Windows 2000 while mixing in various zones handled by NetWare 5. To our surprise, this beast actually works-a reminder that standards pay off when vendors implement them properly."

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