Network Computing: Developments in DNS: Investigating Bind 8

“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

“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