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DNS Infrastructure Basics

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This area of the site will be dedicated to introductory material related to the Domain Name System (DNS) technical aspects.

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Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLD)

DocumentsDateFormatFile Size (Duration)
What is a ccTLD? (Podcast)1 Mar 2010MP314 MB (11:42)
What is a ccTLD? (Podcast Transcript)1 Mar 2010PDF33 KB


DNS-Computer Emergency Response Team

DocumentsDateFormatFile Size (Duration)
Global DNS-CERT Business Case:  Improving the Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS12 Feb 2010PDF600 KB
Consultation on Security Strategic Initiatives (Briefing)24 Jun 2010MP325 MB (60:00)
How Domain Name Servers Work: Introduction (Article)N/AWebpage


Internet Protocols (IPv4 and IPv6)

DocumentsDateFormatFile Size (Duration)
What Does IPv6 Mean? (Podcast)29 Apr 2010MP326 MB (26:42)
What Does IPv6 Mean? (Podcast Transcript)29 Apr 2010PDF65 KB


Redirection and Wildcarding

DocumentsDateFormatFile Size (Duration)
Redirection and Wildcarding (Podcast)25 Nov 2009MP320 MB (14:26)
Redirection and Wildcarding (Podcast Transcript)25 Nov 2009PDF32 KB