Internet Protocol Handbook. Volume 4. The Domain Name System (DNS) handbook
SRI INTERNATIONAL MENLO PARK CA DDN NETWORK INFORMATION CENTER
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The Internet Protocol Handbook explains the Domain Name System DNS and the Internet Host Table. This is volume 4 of the DDN PROTOCOL HANDBOOK four volume set. The first three volumes are a collection of documents on attaching computers to the DDN Defense Data Network using the DoD Department of Defense protocol suite. Volume four is divided into two sections. The first section covers the concepts and philosophy of the DNS as discussed in various articles and RFCs Request for Comments. The second section focuses on the transition from the Internet Host Table to the DNS. Detailed information on DNS protocol standards and implementations are provided as are guidelines for the establishment and operation of domain name servers. The handbook concludes with a glossary of DNS acronyms. Keywords Electronic mail Network information center.
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