Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
0Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
11-DNS

11-DNS

Ratings: (0)|Views: 2 |Likes:
Published by hradiya

More info:

Published by: hradiya on Jan 02, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/02/2011

pdf

text

original

 
Spring 2010CSE 265: System and Network Administration©2004-2010 Brian D. Davison
CSE 265:CSE 265:System & Network AdministrationSystem & Network Administration
DNS – The Domain Name System
 –
History of DNS
 –
What does DNS do?
 –
The DNS namespace
 –
BIND software
 –
How DNS works
 –
DNS database
 –
Testing and debugging (tools)
 
Spring 2010CSE 265: System and Network Administration©2004-2010 Brian D. Davison
DNS HistoryDNS History
In original ARPANET, a single text file listed allmachines
 –
Updates used significant portion of availablebandwidth
 –
File was still constantly out of date
DNS solves scalability problem
 –
Hierarchical host naming
 –
Distributed responsibility
 –
Caching of content
}
Major ideas!
 
Spring 2010CSE 265: System and Network Administration©2004-2010 Brian D. Davison
What does DNS do?What does DNS do?
 –
Provides hostname – IP lookup services
www.lehigh.edu = 128.180.2.57
 –
DNS defines
A hierarchical namespace for hosts and IP addresses
A distributed database of hostname and address info
A “resolver” – library routines that query this database
Improved routing for email
A mechanism for finding services on a network
A protocol for exchanging naming information
 –
DNS is essential for any org using the Internet

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->