Building on Existing Network

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Building on Existing Network A client/server network connects the servers to client computers through routers, switches, and cables to route information to and from the network (Loza). It contains a main server that centrally manages the entire network with the other servers containing their own individual functions, such as email, printing, Web, or security, or zones, where the other servers manages all the functions for a particular area. The network is easily adaptable to change and expansion based on the business needs. The upfront costs of server hardware and software are expensive due to the many functions they perform. It would require detailed planning and highly skilled people to maintain the network. After the upfront costs, future costs could be kept to maintenance and future updates, which would be low. A Domain Name System (DNS) server is a computer that runs special purpose networking software, features a public IP address, and contains a database of network names and addresses for other Internet hosts (Mitchell). It communicates using private network protocols and is organized in a hierarchical form. The lower level DNS server is what is needed for business. The DNS is based on client server architecture. The computers on the network locate the server through Internet connection set up properties. The DNS is set up with computer names and network services (DNS Overview). It is used for TCP/IP networks to locate computers and services according to the
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