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Solaris DNS Architecture Overview

The Domain Name System was created to solve the problem of locating computers on ARPANET, the forerunner of the Internet. As more and more systems were added, resolving hosts names to IP addresses by means of text files became unworkable. Large hosts files had to be maintained and propagated to every system in the network. Today, DNS is a requirement for access to the Internet.

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