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DNS & BIND Jump Start

(Course code: DNSB-JS)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

DNS & BIND Jump Start is a new course, held completely online and designed to give a concise introduction into running a BIND 9 domain name server. The course covers all modern protocol features such as EDNS, DNSSEC, Catalog-Zones, DNS-Cookies and much more.

Whether you already have some experience running a BIND 9 server or come fresh to the game, this course will give you all information you need to be a successful DNS administrator. During this course, every participant will be able to build and operate their own DNS server on the Internet with live data.

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

  • DNS basics (how the protocol works)
  • a quick look at DNSSEC
  • querying DNS with 'dig'
  • DNS Clients, Resolvers, and Authoritative Servers
  • building and maintaining a DNS Resolver
  • BIND 9 logging
  • DNS troubleshooting
  • getting your own domain delegation
  • setting up a DNS zone
  • building resilience with secondary servers
  • easy DNSSEC with BIND 9.16 "default-policy"
  • completing the DNSSEC chain of trust
  • DNS server maintenance
  • automatic DNS provisioning with Catalog-Zones
  • security best practices
  • DNS server monitoring

PREREQUISITES (RECOMMENDED)

Participants for this course need to know how to operate the Unix command line (shell) and have Unix/Linux administration knowledge. Basic knowledge of Internet network protocols IPv6 and IPv4 is required.

MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS

Participant are responsible for the equipment used to access the course. (Computer and internet connection.)

A computer with a physical keyboard is strongly recommended.

DNS & BIND TRAINING

This is DNS & BIND training, Men&Mice products are not included in the course. If Men&Mice Suite training is required, options are available.

COST / DURATION

  • $1750 (USD)
  • Three days

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please read our Cancellation policy

ABOUT MEN&MICE TRAINING

Since 1999 Men&Mice has been offering training on the Internet standards DNS (including DNSSEC), DHCP and IPv6. On four continents, we’ve taught private courses for ccTLD (Country-Code Top-Level Domain) registry operators, world-wide DNS registrars, governments, and private companies in a wide array of businesses.

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