Join Sean Colins for an in-depth discussion in this video Deploying DNS, part of Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard: DNS and Network Services.
With DNS especially, there is an order in which you have to do things.…Otherwise, you'll be chasing your tail for hours trying to get…everything working.…First, and this should happen well in advance of your deployment, decide on and…obtain a domain name.…When I think about it, this is also important to the installation of your…server, because you have to know the fully qualified domain name of your server…during initial setup.…You get a domain name either from your network administrator.…If you are setting up at a large organization where there is already a domain…name, or a domain registrar, if the server will do things like route mail to…other computers on the Internet, and you don't have one already.…
If you've watched our other server titles here at lynda.com, you'll remember…that we've covered how to purchase a domain name from a registrar in the movie…"Registering a Domain Name," which is in Chapter 4 of Snow Leopard Server…Essential Training.…Once you have your domain name, you have to set up zones.…
- Deploying, troubleshooting, and understanding OS X 10.6 DNS server
- Understanding and configuring OS X and OS X Server-based firewalls
- Fixing server- and client-side firewalls
- Configuring and troubleshooting DHCP
- Setting up and troubleshooting a VPN server