The Concise Guide to DNS and BIND by Nicolai Langfeldt

By Nicolai Langfeldt

The Concise consultant to DNS and BIND provide you with the technical intensity and expert-level info you must comprehend and administer DNS and BIND. area identify procedure (DNS) is a allotted web listing carrier. it really is used usually to translate among domains and IP addresses, and to regulate net e mail supply. so much net providers depend on DNS to paintings, and if DNS fails, websites can't be positioned and e-mail supply stalls. BIND (Berkeley net identify Daemon) is an implementation of the area identify method (DNS) protocols. This e-book covers constructing a DNS server and patron, DNS area zones, compiling and configuring BIND, dial-up connections, including extra domain names, developing root servers on inner most networks, firewall principles, Dynamic DNS (DDNS), subdomains and delegation, caching and identify solution, troubleshooting instruments and strategies, debugging and logging, new positive aspects in BIND 8.2.2, and it deals introductory info on BIND nine.

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5; }; }; The secondary nameservers will act on a NOTIFY only if they receive it from a declared master server. If your master server is multihomed or has interface aliases, it might be sending the NOTIFYs from the wrong address. 2; This causes BIND to use the given address as the source address for all traffic it originates. I l@ve RuBoard I l@ve RuBoard Chapter 3. hints File I l@ve RuBoard I l@ve RuBoard More Practical Details The things you can do once you have established your zone are legion.

Net. As I've mentioned a few times before, it is good practice to keep your secondary nameservers offsite. bv. bv. bv. net. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. bv. The previous code contains no surprises. Here too we see an up-ended zone file and an offsite secondary nameserver. 177"; }; These sections are just as before; the only difference is the name of the directory in which the zone files are stored. no. In practice, delegation is quite simple. bv wants to open new offices on the other side of the island, and it decides to delegate a DNS domain for that office.

Yes_or_no should be "yes" or "no," but "true" or "false" and "0" or "1" is also recognized. By default all the print settings are off. Setting these will help you customize BINDs logging exactly to your needs, because you can see at what levels and in which categories the interesting messages occur. It can also help automated reading of the logs because words such as "critical" are a lot easier to identify automatically than the wording of a message, which can change.

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