>> Well, as you can see, the answer is quite short. Understanding it is
> another thing :-( SOA and MX are two types of DNS resource record. I've
> never seen a newbies guide to DNS - I wish I had:-) O'Reilly (as usual)
> publish the definitive guide to DNS and BIND (insects on the cover AFAIR -
> I'm a few miles away from my copy) and you might find more info at the
> BIND home page at www.isc.org/bind.html.
I've found that the TCP/IP Network admin book (also from O' Reilly) has
a nice gentleish intro to DNS in general without going into too much of
the gory detail & it ties in nicely with various other services which
you're likely to have doing their thing about the place. It's definately
on the MUST_HAVE list.
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