In this video, Chaim Krause explains how name server records are added to a zone's configuration file. Understand why name server records are the bedrock of DNS.
- Probably second importance only to the start of authority…resource record is the name server resource record.…The purpose of an NS record is to state which server…acts as the authoritative name server for the zone.…Most often, that zone is a domain.…An NS Resource record files the syntax…of name, ttl, class, NS, name.…The first name can be explicitly stated…but is most often taken from the name…in the SOA record.…
This name is the name of the zone,…for example, example.org.…The ttl is a standard ttl for that record…should you chose to override the zone's default.…The class is almost always going to be IN,…which defines it to be the internet.…And the second name is the name of the name server.…This last is almost always…a fully qualified domain name…with a dot at the end.…In our example file, it is IN NS ns1.example.com.…
Here, since no name is given at the front of the line,…the value of the previous line is used.…That is the @ sign, which resolves to the value of the…$ORIGIN.…This is example.com.…Furthermore, no ttl is provided,…
- 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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