Alternative DNS Servers: Choice and Deployment, and Optional SQL/LDAP Back-Ends

Alternative DNS Servers: Choice and Deployment, and Optional SQL/LDAP Back-Ends

by Jan-Piet Mens
     
 

Providing a complete survey of DNS (Domain Name System) servers, this reference outlines the most suitable types of servers for varying scenarios. Addressing performance and security issues, this resource describes in detail the ideal scenarios for each server. Additional topics discussed include how DNS information can be stored in LDAP (Lightweight Directory

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Overview

Providing a complete survey of DNS (Domain Name System) servers, this reference outlines the most suitable types of servers for varying scenarios. Addressing performance and security issues, this resource describes in detail the ideal scenarios for each server. Additional topics discussed include how DNS information can be stored in LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directories or SQL databases as well as how to construct robust DNS systems.

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"A valuable source of information for every PowerDNS administrator!"  —Norbert Sendetzky, developer, LDAP and OpenDBX back-ends to PowerDNS

"The first book to describe NSD and Unbound in excellent detail."  —NLnet Labs, developer, NSD and Unbound

"Jan-Piet has done a great job describing PowerDNS—I found a few features in this book even I didn't know about!"  —Bert Hubert, principal developer, PowerDNS

"An informative, accurate guide for anyone interested in learning more about DNS."  —Sam Trenholme, developer, MaraDNS

"Finally—a clear, in-depth, and accessible guide to using BIND-DLZ! A must read for anyone considering alternate DNS servers."  —Rob Butler, BIND-DLZ project creator and developer

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780954452995
Publisher:
UIT Cambridge
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jan-Piet Mens is an independent consultant specializing in internet technologies.

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