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What is " A STUB ZONE " in a DNS Server?

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1) This is related to " A STUB ZONE " in a DNS server
2) My questions: (Please FIRSTLY explain it with your own WORDINGS, and then provide "LINKS"), i) What is this "Stub Zone?" (Function, Definition, etc), ii) How to configure it?
3) Thank you

Tjie
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A stub zone contains Start of Authority (SOA), Name Server (NS) and A records for all name servers in the zone

It is dynamic so if any of that info changes it is automatically updated.

Some links that may help:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc779197.aspx
Understanding stub zones

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc775656.aspx
Add a stub zone

http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/DNS_Stub_Zones.html
DNS Stub Zones in Windows Server 2003

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