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Pro DNS and BIND 10 by Ron Aitchison

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Chapter 6. Installing BIND

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an open source implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols and was originally developed by the University of California, Berkeley. BIND is generally viewed as the reference implementation of the Internet's DNS, the standard against which all other implementations are compared. Due to its stability and high quality, BIND is the most widely deployed DNS software, servicing most of the root and gTLD name servers as well as innumerable ISPs, commercial organizations, and, because of its incomparable cost advantage (freely available under the BSD license), even very small sites and individual PCs. In 1994, the responsibility for BIND development moved to Internet Systems ...

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