DNS & BIND Jump Start
A concise introduction into running a BIND 9 domain name server. This course covers all modern protocol features such as EDNS, DNSSEC, DNS Cookies, and much more.
- DNS basics (how the protocol works)
- A quick look at DNSSEC
- Querying DNS with 'dig'
- DNS Clients, Resolvers, and Authoritative Servers
- Building and maintaining a DNS Resolver
- BIND 9 logging
- DNS troubleshooting
- Getting your own domain delegation
- Setting up a DNS zone
- Building resilience with secondary servers
- Easy DNSSEC with BIND 9.16 "default-policy"
- Completing the DNSSEC chain of trust
- DNS server maintenance
- Security best practices
- DNS server monitoring
Who is this for? Networking professionals and DDI administrators.
Length: 3 full days (6 hours/day = 18 hours)
(9:00am - 12:00pm EDT / 1:00pm - 4:00pm EDT)
Prerequisites: Participants for this course need to know how to operate the Unix command line (shell) and have Unix/Linux administration knowledge. Basic knowledge of Internet network protocols IPv6 and IPv4 is required.
Materials required: Participants will require a computer, keyboard and internet connection to access the course.