On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, James Raftery wrote:
> Somebody else started the Win2K thing, and it reminded me that I'm
> looking to ask a few straight-forward questions about Win2K to someone.
>> It's specifically about the DNS implementation in Win2K. If you have
> Win2K, with the DNS Manager installed (I think that's what it was called
> in NT4 - it's the component to let NT perfrom nameservice) and wouldn't
> mind answering a few quick questions for me, please let me know off-list.
Just mentioning this, I remember I say somewhere that Win2k used what they
called dynamic dns which is a combination of a couple of rfcs. Now - the
problem was with what happened when systems which depended on static dns
(such as Linux) tried to operate in an environment where Win2K was the
main server. The idea was that Linux would have trouble resolving names.
Anyone with a clue (ie not me) want to clarify? I think it's fairly
important for any Linux user to be aware of this possible problem and any
workarounds that might exist.
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