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Name Server Operations Guide for BIND Release 4.9.5

1. Introduction

2. The Name Service

3. Security

3.1. Unnecessary Glue
3.2. Insertion of data into a zone that is being servered
3.3. Denial of Service: Hash Bug Exploit
3.4. Denial of Service: TTL Inconsistency Attacks

4. Types of Zones

5. Types of Servers

5.1. Caching Only Server
5.2. Remote Server
5.3. Slave Server

6. Files

6.1. Boot File
6.2. Resolver Configuration
6.3. Cache Initialization File
6.4. Domain Data Files
6.5. Standard Resource Record Format
6.6. Discussion about the TTL
6.7. About ``secure zones''
6.8. About Hesiod, and HS-class Resource Records
6.9. Sample Files

7. Setting up Your Own Domain

7.1. Internet
7.2. Subdomains of Existing Domains

8. Domain Management

8.1. /etc/rc.local
8.2. /var/run/named.pid
8.3. /etc/hosts
8.4. Signals
8.5. Reload
8.6. Debugging

9. Building a System with a Name Server

9.1. Resolver Routines in libc

10. Acknowledgements

10.1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- 4.9.3
10.2. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- through 4.9

11. References

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