Download DNS and BIND (5th Edition) by Paul Albitz, Cricket Liu PDF

By Paul Albitz, Cricket Liu

DNS and BIND tells you every thing you must paintings with one of many Internet's primary development blocks: the dispensed host info database that's answerable for translating names into addresses, routing mail to its right vacation spot, or even directory telephone numbers with the hot ENUM ordinary. This e-book brings you recent with the most recent alterations during this the most important service.

The 5th version covers BIND 9.3.2, the latest unencumber of the BIND nine sequence, in addition to BIND 8.4.7. BIND 9.3.2 comprises additional advancements in safeguard and IPv6 aid, and critical new positive aspects akin to internationalized domains, ENUM (electronic numbering), and SPF (the Sender coverage Framework).

Whether you're an administrator concerned with DNS each day or a consumer who desires to be extra knowledgeable concerning the net and the way it really works, you'll locate that this booklet is vital reading.

Topics comprise:
* What DNS does, the way it works, and in the event you have to use it
* how to define your individual position within the Internet's namespace
* developing identify servers
* utilizing MX documents to direction mail
* Configuring hosts to exploit DNS identify servers
* Subdividing domain names (parenting)
* Securing your identify server: proscribing who can question your server, fighting unauthorized quarter transfers, heading off bogus servers, etc.
* The DNS safety Extensions (DNSSEC) and Transaction Signatures (TSIG)
* Mapping one identify to a number of servers for load sharing
* Dynamic updates, asynchronous notification of swap to a quarter, and incremental area transfers
* Troubleshooting: utilizing nslookup and dig, examining debugging output, universal problems
* DNS programming utilizing the resolver library and Perl's Net:NS module

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