SUMMARY: Aarrgh. Need help with DNS.

Date: Tue Feb 11 1997 - 22:23:33 CST

Thank you for all the responses...

Kenny Elliott <>
"Christopher L. Barnard" <>
Reto Lichtensteiger <> (Frank Pardo)
Ernest Bowman-Cisneros <>
"Berube, Rick" <>
Dan Pritts <>
Jim Harmon <>
twhite@Bear.COM (Thomas White)
David Schiffrin <> (Celeste Stokely)
"Mike D. Kail" <>
Rafael Napoles Rodriguez <>
Victor Larranaga <>
Jay Lessert <> (Vasu Srisanan)

Some of the sites and books suggested:


        Analyzing Sun Networks
        Carl Malamud
        Van Nostrand Reinhold
        ISBN 0-442-01332-9

        Unix System Administration Handbook (2nd edition)
        Evi Nemeth et al.
        Prentice Hall
        ISBN 0-13-151051-7

And almost everyone suggested this one:
        DNS And BIND
        P. Albitz & C. Liu
        O'Reilly & Assoc.
        ISBN 1-56592-010-4
Thanks for the help. Looks like I will take everyone's advice and buy the
O'Reilly book.

Dan Freedman

Original question:
>Sun M's-
>I am trying to set up a Self Contained Domain and was wondering if anyone
>knew of any good sources of information on this topic. I plan on setting up
>a root server, a primary server, and a secondary. The root will be a
>Solaris 2.5.1 x86 box. The primary and secondaries will be Sparc Solaris
>2.4 and/or a Windows NT box. Basically I'm looking for any documentation
>which you have found useful. I've already tried man pages and SunService
>Tip Sheet for Sun DNS. They have helped a little, but I'm still stuck.
>Thanks in advance.
>Dan Freedman

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