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LPIC-2 Exam 202

LPIC-2 207.1 Basic DNS server configuration

By March 7, 2014September 12th, 2022No Comments
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Description Candidates should be able to configure BIND to function as a caching-only DNS server. This objective includes the ability to managing a running server and configuring logging.

Key Knowledge Areas:

  • BIND 9.x configuration files, terms and utilities
  • Defining the location of the BIND zone files in BIND configuration files
  • Reloading modified configuration and zone files
  • Awareness of dnsmasq, djbdns and PowerDNS as alternate name servers

The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:

  • /etc/named.conf
  • /var/named/*
  • /usr/sbin/rndc
  • kill
  • host
  • dig - Popular alternative DNS Servers include dnsmasq, PowerDNS and djbdns. LPIC-2 Topic 207.1