Technical information on the DNS
Here are a few useful pointers.
Feel free to send any interesting pointers to the page maintainer.
Sites providing DNS-related pointers:
FAQs, HOWTOs and manuals:
Public databases and gateways:
The list of DNS related Internet Drafts is available in the DNS resources directory, along with a a complete list of DNS RFCs.
- Paul Vixie's official BIND page, the reference DNS implementation
- WEBDNS, a Web-based DNS administration tool
Related RFCs, for an initiation to the DNS:
Worth reading for zone administrators:
Reference documents about protocols and administrative rules:
- RFC1034 "Domain Names - Concepts and Facilities"
- RFC1033 "Domain Administrators Operations Guide"
All RFCs above point to Stéphane Bortzmeyer's very useful full-text search on the RFC at Pasteur.
- RFC1591 "Domain Name System Structure and Delegation"
- RFC1035 "Domain names - Implementation and Specification", also translated to HTML
- RFC1032 "Domain Administrators Guide"
- RFC1101 "DNS Encoding of Network Names and Other Types"
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