The Difference between DNS and AD Domains

For some reason, our industry often uses the same term to represent completely different things. In Chapter 7 we discussed DNS Domain Name System domains. A DNS server is used to resolve TCP IP host names into IP addresses. A DNS domain represents a piece of the overall DNS namespace. DNS is a service used to find resources A process submits a host name, and DNS attempts to find a record that matches. If a match is found, DNS returns the appropriate IP address to the requestor. As such, we...