Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video How DNS works, part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 4 Making TCP/IP Work.
- The Network+ Exams expect you to know…a few conceptual ideas about DNS servers.…So what I wanna do in this episode…is march through a DNS server and show you…conceptually how a lot of the settings actually take place.…Now I need to warn you about something.…There's a lot of different kinds of DNS servers out there.…For example, if you're running Linux or Unix,…you're probably gonna use something called BIND…which is, in most people's account, the most popular…and most powerful DNS server.…However, if you're running Windows Server,…it comes with the Windows DNS Server,…which is also very, very powerful,…and I like it because it's a graphical user interface…so I can actually show you stuff,…whereas BIND is really just setting up text files.…
And while it is powerful, it's not much fun to look at.…You can use all kinds of other DNS servers.…There are third-party DNS servers…for every operating system out there.…So the important thing to appreciate…before we get started here is that…just because I'm showing you one DNS server,…
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Q: This course was updated on 06/20/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover Windows name resolution and the net command.