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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 delegates 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

The course on BIND Resource Requirements delves into the intricate aspects of managing resources within the Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND), a critical component of Domain Name System (DNS) operations. Understanding the nuanced resource requirements of BIND is pivotal for maintaining the stability and optimal functioning of DNS services, a fundamental aspect of network infrastructure.

Professionals engaged in network administration, DNS management, and system optimisation are encouraged to master BIND resource requirements. This knowledge becomes particularly indispensable for individuals tasked with configuring and maintaining DNS servers, as it enables them to ensure the reliability and responsiveness of these critical network components.

In this 1-day training by The Knowledge Academy, delegates with receive practical insights into optimising BIND resources. Covering key aspects such as memory management, CPU utilisation, and considerations for network bandwidth, delegates will gain hands-on skills necessary to fine-tune BIND configurations. This ensures optimal DNS service delivery in various network environments, enhancing overall system performance.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamental resource requirements of BIND for DNS operations
  • To acquire practical skills in optimising BIND for memory management
  • To master techniques for optimising BIND's CPU utilisation
  • To explore considerations for efficient network bandwidth usage in BIND
  • To understand strategies for scaling BIND configurations for diverse network environments
  • To develop proficiency in troubleshooting and resolving resource-related issues in BIND

Upon completion of this course, delegates will possess a comprehensive understanding of BIND resource requirements, equipped with practical skills to optimise memory, CPU utilisation, and network bandwidth. This expertise empowers delegates to configure BIND effectively, ensuring reliable and efficient DNS services tailored to the specific needs of their network environments.

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What’s included in this BIND DNS Administration Training Course?

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

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BIND DNS Administration Training in Cirencester 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 Cirencester starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for BIND DNS Administration Training.
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