Overview

Domain Name Servers (DNS) are the Internet's equivalent of a phone book. They maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses

Course Content

Course Description

What are Domain Name Servers? Domain Name Servers (DNS) are the Internet's equivalent of a phone book. They maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Why do I need this certification? A working knowledge of the Domain Name System (DNS) is essential to a system administrator's career. Not only is core DNS operations and support imperative to have mastered, but securing the platform has become equally as critical. What will I learn? The operations, support, and security for DNS on both the Windows and BIND platforms. Get your Strategic DNS Operations and Security Certification Today: A working knowledge of the Domain Name System (DNS) is essential to a system administrator's career. Not only is core DNS operations and support imperative to have mastered, but securing the platform has become equally as critical. These days, operations, support and security all carry equal weight to any organization who relies on this technology. Domain Name Servers (DNS) are the Internet's equivalent of a phone book. They maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We need DNS? because although domain names are simple to remember, computers access websites based on IP addresses. DNS holds the key to your existence on the Internet, which is why you want to control DNS for your domain. The Strategic DNS Operations and Security Micro Certification will cover the operations, support and security for DNS on both the Windows and BIND platforms. Knowing how queries work, and the difference between authoritative and caching name servers, are crucial to understanding DNS best practices. The remaining important concepts discussed in this course are the topology of how and where you deploy DNS servers and the configuration files that dictate how they operate.

Instructed By

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Anthony Harris
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Certificate Of Completion

Complete this course and earn a Strategic DNS Ops and Security Certificate of Completion