In this video, Chaim Krause loads the BIND configuration file and the internal zone file for his domain on the name server. Before loading the files he demonstrates how they can be tested.
- [Instructor] Now that we've checked our files…to make sure they all properly load,…let's actually load them up into our name server.…Let's take a moment to relook…at something we've seen already.…And that is where is going to be keeping the files.…And that's in our named.conf again.…So if you look right in the center here,…we have directory var/named,…so that's the directory where we want to put our zone files.…It doesn't have to be var named but it's good to keep that.…
So we need to move our zone files into that directory.…We've got the one.…So we're going to copy out of our working directory…our zone file,…into our var/named folder.…Many of the commands I'm using have lots…of parameters you can use optionally.…Dig is one of those commands.…Let's take a moment to look at the man page for dig.…Yes it is a DNS lookup utility…and there's two things I wanted to point out.…
First of all,…a typical invocation would be dig @server name and type.…a typical invocation would be dig @server name and type.…Quite often type is not used.…
- Working with different types of name servers
- Working with zone files
- Setting up a basic name server
- Creating, verifying, loading, and testing the zone file
- Allowing queries from localnets
- Configuring an advanced name server
- Serving a website or email
- Adding security
Skill Level Intermediate
Linux: Multitasking at the Command Linewith Scott Simpson39m 1s Intermediate
1. Installing BIND
Installing BIND1m 4s
2. Types of Name Servers
3. Zone Configuration File
4. Basic Name Server Setup
5. Advanced Name Server Setup
6. Security Concerns
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