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What does NS stand for?

NS stands for Name Server

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The wide range of recipes in this book enables users to be able to: * Check whether a name is registered * Register a domain name and name servers * Create zone files for domains * Protect a name server from abuse * Set up back-up mail servers and virtual email addresses * Delegate subdomains and check delegation * Use incremental transfer * Secure zone transfers * Restrict which queries a server will answer * Upgrade to BIND 9 from earlier version * Perform logging and troubleshooting * Use IPv6 and more These recipes encompass all the day-to-day tasks users face with when managing a name server, and many other tasks they face as a site grows.
Also included is an FTP and NTP system for easy file transfers, support for Perl, CGI, and FrontPage extensions, and domain name server capabilities, provided by bind 8.