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9. Building a System with a Name Server

BIND is composed of two parts. One is the user interface called the resolver which consists of a group of routines that reside in the C library /lib/libc.a. Second is the actual server called named. This is a daemon that runs in the background and services queries on a given network port. The standard port for UDP and TCP is specified in /etc/services.

9.1. Resolver Routines in libc


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