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TCP/IP Guide by Charles M. Kozierok

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DNS Zone Management, Contacts, and Zone Transfers

The authority for a particular DNS zone is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to manage it. Zone management encompasses the entire gamut of jobs related to a zone: deciding on the name hierarchy within the zone, specifying procedures for name registration, technical work related to keeping DNS servers running, and other administrative overhead of all sorts. This job can be either very small or incredibly large, depending on the type of organization. A small domain owned by an individual doesn't require much work to manage, while one for a huge company might require a dedicated staff to maintain.

Domain Contacts

It is important that it be possible for anyone on an internetwork to be able ...

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