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DHCP for Windows 2000 by Neall Alcott

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Windows 2000 DNS Server

The DNS Server that ships with Windows 2000 is compliant with RFCs 1034 and 1035. It also supports the following RFCs:

  • RFC1122, “Requirements for Internet Hosts—Communication Layers” http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1122.txt

    This RFC outlines how software vendors should develop and configure Internet host software at the lower layers of the OSI Model (Transport, Network, and Data Link). This covers protocols such as ARP, IP, ICMP, IGMP, TCP, and UDP.

  • RFC1123, “Requirements for Internet Hosts—Application and Support” http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1123.txt

    A companion to RFC1122, this RFC outlines how software vendors should develop and configure Internet host software at the upper layers of the OSI Model (Application, Presentation, and Session). This covers protocols such as Telnet, SMTP, FTP, TFTP, and DNS.

  • RFC1886, “DNS Extensions to Support IPv6” http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1886.txt

    This RFC specifies the changes needed in DNS to support IPv6. It defines a new resource record (aaaa) which is used to map a domain name to an IPv6 address, as well as defining name queries using IPv6.

  • RFC1995, “Incremental Zone Transfer in DNS” http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1995.txt

    This RFC defines the inclusion of an incremental zone transfer capability to DNS. Incremental zone transfer is a more efficient way of updating the zone files on name servers. This is accomplished by only sending records that have changed since the last zone transfer. Without incremental zone transfer, the entire ...

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