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  • Configuring DNS server properties

    When followed correctly, DNS is fairly simple to use in Active Directory. However, it's even easier when you understand certain configurations. Expert Gary Olsen breaks down the DNS complexities that every admin should know about.

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  • Lock down HOSTS files

    Placing name/address pairs in HOSTS allows the system to default to the IP address for that network name at all times -- saving DNS lookup time and traffic to the DNS server.

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  • Protecting DNS Servers – Part 3

    Expert James Michael Stewart takes an in-depth look at internal DNS security precautions.

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  • Protecting DNS servers – Part 4

    Expert James Michael Stewart continues his look at internal DNS security precautions.

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  • How can I support smooth integration of AD with DNS?

    We are planning to migrate from Windows NT4.0 to Windows 2003. We do have an existing RH Linux based DNS server with BIND version 8.2.2 which supports SRV records and auto update of records which we'd like to use with AD. I'm not able to find out what entries are to be made in DNS server to support...

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  • Microsoft issues DNS, SQL Server updates

    Four security bulletins address a DNS server spoofing vulnerability and a flaw in SQL Server that could allow an elevation of privilege of an authenticated attacker.

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  • Hijacked DNS servers could allow an Internet assault

    Roger Thompson, chief technology officer of New Kingstown, Penn.-based Exploit Prevention Labs, has had a long career in the security business. In 1987, he co-founded the first Australian antivirus company, Leprechaun Software, and launched Virus Buster. After moving to the United States, he...

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  • How to troubleshoot DNS server failures

    DNS server failures are one of the most critical types of malfunctions on a Windows network. Learn a basic knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and how to execute quick tests to narrow down the cause of DNS server failures.

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  • How to resolve DNS server failures

    DNS server failures can occur in your customer's environment for a number of reasons, but most often the problem is related to the client -- not the DNS server. This tip explains how to resolve DNS server problems when a workstation is incorrectly resolving DNS names.

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  • DNS troubleshooting and analysis

    This first edition of Traffic Talk takes a look at the Domain Name System (DNS), the mechanism that translates IP addresses to hostnames and back, plus a slew of other functions. Learn how to identify problems with DNS records and learn more about DNS servers themselves to ensure the protection and...

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