Configure Client Side DNS

Practice Labs Module
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the Configure Client Side DNS Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Configure Client Side DNS Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure Client Side DNS

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Configure a DNS server
  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure client DNS
  • Query remote DNS servers
  • Configure DNS servers
  • Modify the order in which name resolution is done

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 109.4 Configure client side DNS
  • CompTIA: 2.5 Summarize and explain server roles.
  • CompTIA: 4.1 Given a scenario, analyse system properties and remediate accordingly.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure Client-side DNS

DNS, short for domain name server, is an important part of every network. DNS, as the name suggests, resolves the names of nodes or any services on a network to the target IP addresses.

In this exercise, you will understand how to perform basic network troubleshooting.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Configure a DNS server
  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure client DNS
  • Query remote DNS servers
  • Configure DNS servers
  • Modify the order in which name resolution is done
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