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LPI exam prep: Domain Name System (DNS)

Intermediate Level Administration (LPIC-2) topic 207

David Mertz (mertz@gnosis.cx), Developer, Gnosis Software
David Mertz
David Mertz has been writing the developerWorks columns Charming Python and XML Matters since 2000. Check out his book Text Processing in Python. For more on David, see his personal Web page.

Summary:  This is the third of seven tutorials covering intermediate network administration on Linux®. In this tutorial, David Mertz gives an introduction to DNS and discusses how to use Linux as a DNS server, chiefly using BIND 9. He shows how to set up and configure the service, how to create forward and reverse lookup zones, and how to ensure that the server is secure from attacks.

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Date:  01 Dec 2005
Level:  Intermediate PDF:  A4 and Letter (281 KB | 14 pages)Get Adobe® Reader®

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David Mertz

David Mertz has been writing the developerWorks columns Charming Python and XML Matters since 2000. Check out his book Text Processing in Python. For more on David, see his personal Web page.

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