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Domain Name System

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical, distributed database that contains mappings of DNS domain names to various types of data, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. DNS allows you to use friendly names, such as, to easily locate computers and other resources on a TCP/IP-based network. DNS is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standard.

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Source Port Randomization (Socket Pool) in Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS
This video demonstrates the new feature, source port randomization, for DNS server available in Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
  DNSSEC and Windows: Get Ready, 'Cause Here It Comes!
In this video, Mark Minasi discusses DNSSEC and why it is important.
DNSSEC Deployment with Windows Server 2012
This video demonstrates the fantastic new DNSSEC deployment capabilities of Windows Server 2012.

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