Configure Client Side DNS

Practice Labs Module
Time
1 hour
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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