Configuring NIS under Red Hat Linux

The following describes a procedure to set up NIS network name service under Red Hat Linux. This is geared toward a small installation with only one domain. However, it should be fairly evident how to add more NIS domains. The NIS domain name has nothing to do with any DNS naming convention being used. In…


Difference between IMAP and POP3

IMAP stands for “Internet Message Access Protocol”. It’s a fancy name for a protocol used by email programs like Outlook, Thunderbird, and others to access your email. IMAP is an alternative to POP3 (Post Office Protocol 3), works in some fundamentally different ways, and makes a few fundamentally different assumptions. IMAP and POP are two different protocols. There are…


DNS Configuration in Linux

DNS (Domain Naming Service) DNS is a service which is used to resolve host to IP address and zone records & configuration files. MASTER DNS : There are two types of zonerecords 1) Forwad lookup zone 2) Reverse lookup zone By defaults, computer connects to another computer with the help of IP address Forward lookup…

WhatsApp Logo Chat