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Windows Server® 2008 Networking and Network Access Protection (NAP) by Microsoft Networking Team, Tony Northrup, Joseph Davies

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Chapter 7. Domain Name System

This chapter provides information about how to design, deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot the domain name system (DNS) server role in the Windows Server 2008 operating system. This chapter assumes that you have a solid understanding of Active Directory domains, the role of domain controllers, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).

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Computers identify each other using IP addresses, but people are more comfortable using host names such as www.microsoft.com. DNS allows computers to translate people-friendly host names into computer-friendly IP addresses. To allow any of the millions of computers on the Internet to be identified with a host name, ...

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