Windows Server 2003 Glossary - Z
Updated: March 7, 2008
Applies To: Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2
For more Windows Server terms, see the Windows Server 2008 Glossary.
Glossary - Z
In the Macintosh environment, a logical grouping that simplifies browsing the network for resources, such as servers and printers. In a DNS database, a manageable unit of the DNS database that is administered by a DNS server. A zone stores the domain names and data of the domain with a corresponding name, except for domain names stored in delegated subdomains.
See also: DNS server domain Domain Name System (DNS) partition resource
In the Macintosh environment, a list that includes all of the zones associated with a particular network. A zone list is not to be confused with a DNS zone.
See also: DNS zone Domain Name System (DNS) zone
The synchronization of authoritative DNS data between DNS servers. A DNS server configured with a secondary zone periodically queries the master DNS servers to synchronize its zone data.
See also: authoritative DNS server primary zone secondary zone zone