The Domain Name System (DNS) is the lifeblood of the Internet; making sure it is configured properly is a key skill for network administrators. DNS connects everything from resources on internal enterprise networks to domains on the World Wide Web. This course explains basic DNS concepts such as zones and name resolution and shows sysadmins how to configure DNS in a Windows Server 2016 environment. Ed Liberman shows how to deploy DNS; create DNS zones; work with different record types; configure queries, caching, and forwarding; and make sure your DNS deployment is secure.
Technical Author at LinkedInConsultant and trainer Ed Liberman has helped thousands of people start careers in IT.
Ed Liberman has worked in technology for over 20 years. He has been certified and instructing IT since 1998. He has helped thousands of people to get started or advance their careers in the IT industry. When he is not in the classroom, he is out helping corporations with their network infrastructure as an independent consultant. Ed will get you ready to pass your exams while you develop the skills needed to succeed in the "real world." His teaching style encourages you to have fun while you learn. Ed also volunteers his time in his local community as a math tutor for struggling grade school children.
Skills covered in this course
- [Ed] Hi, I'm Ed Liberman. DNS has been a major part of Windows deployments since the early days of computer networking, and continues to be heavily used today. In fact, DNS is more important today than ever. Now DNS provides name resolution to both internal enterprise networks, as well as external networks, such as the Internet. DNS also provides required services to support Active Directory Domain Services. In this course, I'll start off by showing you how to deploy DNS, then we'll go over DNS zones, the name resolution process, and finally we'll wrap things up by discussing a little bit about advanced DNS functionality. So let's go ahead and get started.
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