DNS

Welcome

Welcome
Introduction

An Introduction to DNS

What is DNS?
What is DNS Used for?

How Does DNS Work?

The DNS Namespace
The DNS Request Process

Configuring DNS Clients

Collecting The Required DNS Settings
Configuring Microsoft Windows DNS Clients
Configuring Unix DNS Clients

Using DNS Clients

The Available DNS Clients
Using NSLOOKUP in Interactive Mode
Using NSLOOKUP in Batch Mode
Using DIG in Unix
WHOIS

About Zones and Records

What are Zones?
What are Records?
Exploring the Various Record Types

DNS Server Architecture

Planning Your DNS Server

Microsoft Windows DNS Servers

Installing the MS Windows DNS Server
Configuring the MS Windows DNS Server
Creating/Configuring a Primary Forward Zone
Creating Other Types of Zones
Configuring Records
Configuring Sub Domains

Unix DNS Servers

What DNS Servers are Available for Unix?
Installing BIND 9 from Binary Distribution pt. 1
Installing BIND 9 from Binary Distribution pt. 2
Installing BIND 9 from Source Code
Configuring BIND 9 Options pt. 1
Configuring BIND 9 Options pt. 2
Configuring BIND Zones pt. 1
Configuring BIND Zones pt. 2
Configuring BIND Records pt. 1
Configuring BIND Records pt. 2
Configuring Subdomains in BIND
Configuring using RNDC pt. 1
Configuring using RNDC pt. 2

Advanced Windows DNS Features

Configuring Dynamic DNS in Windows
Configuring Record Scavenging in Windows
Configuring Round Robin DNS in Windows
Configuring NOTIFY in Windows
Configuring WINS Integration in Windows

DNS And Active Directory in Windows

Active Directory and DNS Working Together
Active Directory DNS Configuration

Advanced BIND Features

Configuring Dynamic DNS in BIND
Configuring Round Robin DNS in BIND
Configuring NOTIFY in BIND
Configuring Internal BIND Server for Split DNS
Configuring External BIND Server for Split DNS
Alternate BIND Logging

DNS Security

Potential DNS Security Problems
Restricting Zone Transfers and Interfaces
Setting Zone ACLs in Windows
Dynamic DNS Security/Cache Pollution
BIND TSIG Keys and Encryption
Restricting BIND Zone Transfers/Interfaces
Jailing BIND

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting a Microsoft DNS Server
Troubleshooting a BIND Server

The Windows DNSCMD Utility

Installing DNSCMD and an Introduction pt. 1
Installing DNSCMD and an Introduction pt. 2
DNSCMD Features pt. 1
DNSCMD Features pt. 2

Third-Party DNS Tools

Installing and Configuring Webmin
Using Webmin pt. 1
Using Webmin pt. 2
Installing/Configuring Men and Mice QuickDNS
Using Men and Mice QuickDNS
Installing Incognito DNS Commander
Using Incognito DNS Commander