In this video, Chaim Krause covers a few of the other resource records available for your use when working with BIND. Learn which ones are the most widely used.
- [Instructor] Besides the resource record types…that we've looked at, there are a few more…that are used less often.…One is the Host Information, or HINFO resource record.…This is used to make annotations…about hardware and software.…For example, it may be used like this.…We have a A record for mail1 followed by an HINFO record…for mail1, which has HP Z-800 in quotes…and Redhat Linux 7 in quotes.…
This is to allow someone to query about the mail server…and find out what hardware is on and what OS it runs on.…Another is the text, or TXT resource record.…This can contain any string.…What purpose it serves is up to you.…For example, it might describe a host's location.…Here we have a TXT record for Room 3205 Rack Alpha01.…Remember that if no host name is given,…it refers to the last host name provided…in the configuration file.…
Yet another is RP, a Responsible Person resource record.…Although the point of contact is provided in the SOA record…for the entire zone,…RP records may be given for specific hosts.…For example, we have an A record for SAP…
- 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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