DNS and DHCP Administration

      First in a series of jumpstart Hands-on-Labs for specific applications on a Linux server. This course begins with DNS using Resolver and BIND to create a Name Server and then covers the DHCP daemon to setup a server to dynamically assign IP addresses. These basic server functions are essential for running a company's computer networking system.

Topics Covered

  • DNSoverview
    • Domains
    • Zones
    • Arpa Zones

  • Client side of DNS

  • Server files for DNS
    • Named.conf
    • Named.host
    • Named.rev
    • Named.local
    • Named.ca

  • H2N script to jump-start the DNS process

  • DHCP overview

  • Configuration files

  • Hard coding IPs for Servers and Printers


     This course is designed for individuals who are responsible for the administration of services on a Linux system.



     Student will be able to run, understand and administer a DNS Server and DHCP Server for their company. These two basic server functions are essential for a company's computer system to run efficiently.

Furnished Materials:

  • PC Workstation for use during training
  • Student Manual
  • DNS and BIND, (O'Reilly)

Recommended Follow-On Course


  • 2 Days


  • $990

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