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A file that lists the type of zones hosted on the DNS server and the location of the zone files.
A file on a resolver that lists up to three DNS servers that may be used to perform name resolution.
The network that led to the development of the Internet. It stands for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network.
A name resolution response from a DNS server where the DNS server contained the appropriate record in its zone database.
An area of memory that stores information obtained from resolving DNS names. Entries are kept in the cache for the time period specified by the TTL.
A DNS server that is not authoritative for any zones. It only answers DNS queries where the answers come from other DNS servers.
CUPS Web Administration Tools
A series of CUPS administration utilities that may be accessed using a Web browser on port 631.
A server that hosts the BIND service and responds to client (resolver) queries for name resolution.
Domain Name System (DNS)
The naming system used on the Internet. Each host is identified by a host name and domain name.
A DNS server that forwards any DNS queries it cannot resolve to another DNS server on the network.
Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)
A complete name that identifies a host computer in DNS. It consists of a host name (or computer name) followed by subdomain/domain names and a TLD (e.g., www.west.africa.com).
Internet Printing Protocol (IPP)
A printing protocol that allows print jobs to be sent across the Internet using a Web browser.
A graphical utility that is invoked when a graphical application creates a print job. It may also be used to change printing options, such as resolution.
Network Information Service (NIS)
A service that allows the centralization of Linux and UNIX configuration.
A name resolution response from a DNS server where the DNS server had to query other DNS servers in order to find the appropriate record.
A DNS record that identifies the FQDN associated with an IP address for reverse resolution.
PostScript Printer Description (PPD)
A printing format that is widely used by many printers and printing systems.
A set of services in Linux that provides the SMB and CIFS protocols for file and printer sharing with Windows computers.
Server Level Security
A Samba share security level that requires a valid login to another server in order to access a shared directory.
Share Level Security
A Samba share security level that requires a password in order to access a shared directory.
A DNS server that contains a read-only copy of the zone database obtained from a master server via a zone transfer.
An established network connection between two hosts. CUPS can use sockets to print to a remote system and vice versa.
Start Of Authority (SOA)
A DNS record that identifies zone-specific information and zone transfer settings.
The name in DNS that identifies a division of an organization and exists under the domain and TLD.
Time To Live (TTL)
The amount of time a name resolution result is cached on the computer. The default TTL is set in the SOA in the zone file on the DNS server.
User Level Security
A Samba share security level that requires a valid Linux login in order to access a shared directory.
A name that identifies a group of computers in a Windows network that are not part of a domain.
A specific domain in DNS that is represented by a file on a DNS server that contains the records used for name resolution.
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