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Domain Name System (DNS) News
August 02, 2006
Sysinternals founder Mark Russinovich says Microsoft's top priority is keeping widely used admin tools like Filemon, Regmon and Process Explorer freely available.
July 12, 2006
Microsoft is readying another branch office software bundle, this time for the enterprise branches. The SKU offers full-strength Windows Server 2003 R2.
November 22, 2005
Proof-of-concept code is publicly available to exploit a memory allocation flaw in Windows, Microsoft warned Thursday.
September 07, 2005
A Senior System Engineer for Microsoft explains how a tight integration between DNS and Active Directory make for a healthy DNS environment.
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A recursive DNS server is a domain name system server that takes website name or URL (uniform resource locator) requests from users and checks the records attained from authoritative DNS servers for the associated IP address. Continue Reading
A recursive DNS query is a request from a client for a website that must be responded to with either the sought response or an error message stating that the site does not exist. Continue Reading
An iterative DNS query is a request for a website name or uniform resource locator (URL) that the domain name system (DNS) server responds to with the IP address from its zone file cache, if possible. Continue Reading
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The OurMine hacking group recently used DNS poisoning to attack WikiLeaks and take over its web address. Learn how this attack was performed from expert Nick Lewis. Continue Reading
Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 ship with built-in changes to the DNS name devolution process that help boost security and simplify client access to network resources. Continue Reading
Times are tough, but new features in R2 could have a positive impact on the bottom line. Continue Reading