By Alena Kabelov¿, Libor Dost¿lek
A specified and sensible advisor to DNS implementation, configuration, and management
- Technically designated with functional solutions
- Comprehensive advisor to configuration and management of DNS servers
- Covers DNS Extensions, delegation, and registration
The area identify procedure is among the foundations of the net. it's the process that permits the interpretation of human-readable domains into machines-readable IP addresses and the opposite translation of IP addresses into domains. This e-book describes the fundamental DNS protocol and its extensions; DNS delegation and registration, together with for opposite domain names; utilizing DNS servers in networks that aren't attached to the web; and utilizing DNS servers on firewall machines. Many distinctive examples are used through the e-book to teach practice numerous configuration and management tasks.
What you'll examine from this ebook?
This publication covers the entire easy in addition to complex makes use of of DNS: bankruptcy 1 introduces simple DNS techniques, resembling domain names and subdomains, area naming syntax, opposite domain names, zones, queries, resolvers, identify servers, forwarder servers. bankruptcy 2 explains the DNS protocol, concentrating on DNS question. The bankruptcy uses a number of examples of DNS client-server communique. together with an instance of a non-existent RR question and its solution, communique with a root server, and TCP and UDP DNS queries. bankruptcy three describes extension to the DNS protocol, together with DNS replace, DNS Notify, Incremental area move, unfavourable caching, DNS IPv6 Extension, DNSsec, and TSIG. bankruptcy four discusses identify server implementations, targeting Bind, types four, eight, and nine. The use and configuration of this system named is defined intimately. The bankruptcy additionally discusses the home windows 2000 implementation. bankruptcy five covers DNS tuning and management and instruments, reminiscent of named-checkconf, named-checkzone, nslookup, dnswalk, dig, and rndc. bankruptcy 6 specializes in DNS delegation from a main to secondary servers. the method of area registration can be defined within the bankruptcy. bankruptcy 7 talks concerning the delegation and registration of opposite domain names. the web registry is the topic of bankruptcy eight. It covers the neighborhood web registry, department of the realm among RIR and nation codes, and RIPE database and its quite a few items. bankruptcy nine exhibits the way to configure DNS servers in closed intranets, i.e. networks that aren't hooked up to the net. It covers configuring a root identify server on a separate server (BIND four) and configuring a reputation server for the foundation area. bankruptcy 10 covers sharing a DNS database among the web and intranet, in addition to having separate servers. It additionally discusses fitting identify servers on firewalls.
Who this booklet is written for?
This ebook is for approach directors and community architects who have to easy methods to run and configure DNS servers. A operating wisdom of TCP/IP protocols is presumed.