DNS & BIND Cookbook

The DNS & BIND Cookbook presents solutions to the many problems faced by network administrators responsible for a name server. Following O'Reilly's popular problem-and-solution cookbook format, this title is an indispensable companion to DNS & BIND, 4th Edition, the definitive guide to the critical task of name server administration. The cookbook contains dozens of code recipes showing solutions to everyday problems, ranging from simple questions, like, "How do I get BIND?" to more advanced topics like providing name service for IPv6 addresses. It's full of BIND configuration files that you can adapt to your sites requirements.With the wide range of recipes in this book, you'll be able toCheck whether a name is registeredRegister your domain name and name serversCreate zone files for your domainsProtect your name server from abuseSet up back-up mail servers and virtual email addressesDelegate subdomains and check delegationUse incremental transferSecure zone transfersRestrict which queries a server will answerUpgrade to BIND 9 from earlier versionPerform logging and troubleshootingUse IPv6and much more.These recipes encompass all the day-to-day tasks you're faced with when managing a name server, and many other tasks you'll face as your site grows. Written by Cricket Liu, a noted authority on DNS, and the author of the bestselling DNS & BIND and DNS on Windows 2000, the DNS & BIND Cookbook belongs in every system or network administrator's library.

Author: Cricket Liu

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