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BIND DNS Administration Training Course Outline

Module 1: Domain Name System (DNS)

  • DNS Fundamentals
  • Domains and Domain Names
  • Zones
  • Authoritative Name Servers
  • Caching Name Servers
  • Name Servers in Multiple Roles

Module 2: BIND Resource Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
  • CPU Requirements
  • Memory Requirements
  • Name Server-Intensive Environment Issues
  • Supported Platforms
  • Unsupported Platforms
  • Building BIND 9

Module 3: Name Server Configuration

  • Sample Configurations
  • Load Balancing
  • Name Server Operations
  • Plugins

Module 4: BIND 9 Configuration Reference

  • Configuration File
    • Elements
    • Grammar
  • Zone File
  • BIND Statistics

Module 5: DNSSEC

  • Zone Signing
  • Secure Delegation
  • DNSSEC Validation

Module 6: Advanced DNS Features

  • Notify
  • Dynamic Update
  • Incremental Zone Transfers (IXFR)
  • Split DNS
  • TSIG
  • TKEY
  • SIG(0)
  • Dynamic Trust Anchor Management
  • PKCS#11 (Cryptoki) Support
  • Dynamically Loadable Zones (DLZ)
  • Dynamic Database (DynDB)
  • Catalog Zones
  • IPv6 Support in BIND

Module 7: BIND Security Considerations

  • Access Control Lists
  • Chroot and Setuid
  • Dynamic Update Security

Module 8: Troubleshooting

  • Common Problems
  • Incrementing and Changing the Serial Number

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Who should attend this BIND DNS Administration Training Course?

The BIND DNS Administration Training is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage and administer the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND) Domain Name System (DNS) server. This training is perfect for individuals wanting to enhance their expertise in DNS management, configuration, and administration using the BIND software and the following professionals:

  • Network Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • DNS Administrators
  • Network and System Architects
  • Information Technology (IT) Managers
  • IT Support Personnel
  • Cybersecurity Professionals

Prerequisites of the BIND DNS Administration Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the BIND DNS Administration Training. However, a basic understanding of networking, system administration and DNS Servers can be beneficial.   

BIND DNS Administration Training Course Overview

BIND DNS Administration training is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge of domain name system administration. This course will cover all the fundamentals of BIND and DNS. Delegates will learn about BIND resource requirements, including hardware, CPU, and memory requirements. Delegates shall gain a thorough understanding of load balancing and name server operations. This course covers a wide range of advanced DNS features.

In this 1-day training course, delegates will be equipped with the knowledge of how to configure DLZ (Dynamically Loadable Zones) and DynDB (Dynamic Database). Delegates will learn how to address match lists and configure file grammar. In addition, delegates will get an understanding of various types of resource records and when to use these.

During this training course, delegates will become familiarised with inverse mapping in IPv4, BIND master file extension, and MX records. This course extensively covers statistics counters comprising name server statistics counters, zone maintenance statistics counters, resolver statistics counters, etc. Post completion of this training, delegates will get a complete understanding of BIND 9 security considerations.

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What’s included in this BIND DNS Administration Training Course

  • World-class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • BIND DNS Administration Training Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Bristol venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Bristol is a city located in the southwest of England with a population of around 440,000 people. It is the sixth largest city in England and the eighth in the United Kingdom. Bristol is known for its advancements in science, being named one of Britain’s six science cities by the UK government. Research and scientific gains are made in the universities, the hospitals and centres such as the zoo and theatres.

Bristol has two universities, the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (which was formerly Bristol Polytechnic). There are two further educational buildings and three theological colleges, as well as around 130 primary schools, around 20 secondary schools and three learning centres. Several independent schools operate in Bristol including Bristol Grammar School, Clifton High School and all-boys school Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital.

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T: 01344203999

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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BIND DNS Administration Training in Bristol FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course. However, a basic knowledge of Linux/Unix would be beneficial.
Anyone interested in learning about BIND DNS can attend this course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for BIND DNS Administration Training certification in Bristol starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for BIND DNS Administration Training.

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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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