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Linux Journal: System Administration: Another Step Toward the BIND [Parts I & II]

Jul 25, 2006, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

From Part I:

"How important are Domain Name Services? Consider this, suppose you want to set up your own web site, you go to a commercial registrar and attempt to acquire a domain name. The purchasing process won't proceed unless you can enter the IP addresses or Internet names of two existing, registered DNS servers for your domain.

"For most people who have someone else set up and host their web site, that many not come into play. But for sophisticated sites where you might want to run a large email server or directory service, you need to control your own DNS..."

Complete Story (Part I)

Complete Story (Part II)

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