Technical information on the DNS
Here are a few useful pointers.
Feel free to send any interesting pointers to
Sites providing DNS-related pointers:
FAQs, HOWTOs and manuals:
Public databases and gateways:
The list of
DNS related Internet Drafts
is available in the DNS resources directory.
Related RFCs, for an initiation to the DNS:
Worth reading for zone administrators:
"Domain Names - Concepts and Facilities"
"Domain Administrators Operations Guide"
Reference documents about protocols and administrative rules:
"Common DNS Data File Configuration Errors"
"Tools for DNS debugging"
All RFCs above point to Stéphane Bortzmeyer's very useful
on the RFC at Pasteur.
"Domain Name System Structure and Delegation"
"Domain names - Implementation and Specification"
"Domain Administrators Guide"
"DNS Encoding of Network Names and Other Types"