O'Reilly logo

MCTS Windows Server® 2008 R2 Complete: Study Guide by William Panek

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introducing DNS Database Zones

As we mentioned earlier in this chapter, a DNS zone is a portion of the DNS namespace over which a specific DNS server has authority. Within a given DNS zone there are resource records (RRs) that define the hosts and other types of information that make up the database for the zone.

You can choose from several different zone types. Understanding the characteristics of each will help you choose which is right for your organization.

image

The DNS zones discussed in this book are all Microsoft Windows Server 2008 zones. Non-Windows (e.g., Unix) systems set up their DNS zones differently.

In the following sections, we will ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required