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DNS lookup process

When a name query from a client computer cannot be resolved locally, DNS servers can be queried as needed to resolve the name.

Types of DNS Records

This list of DNS record types is an overview of resource records (RRs) permissible in zone files of the Domain Name System (DNS).

Solaris Name Services

With Solaris we have five name services include local files, nis (formerly YP), nisplus (NIS+), DNS and now we have LDAP.