The BIND 9 DNS Administration Reference Book is based on Internet Systems Consortium's BIND 9 documentation including the Administrator Reference Manual (Bv9ARM). In addition to hundreds of improvements (most integrated upstream) and major reorganization of the original documentation, new content, examples, detailed indexing and more cross-referencing were added. This book is an excellent resource which provides a convenient way to find BIND 9 documentation and to learn DNS basics.
The resource introduces DNS and the BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) suite of software, including the "named" server, configuration tools, diagnostic DNS lookup tools, and tools for operating the server. The BIND 9 DNS Administration Reference Book contains the definitive documentation covering the syntax and all the configuration options for BIND 9.5 (and covers some older versions). The book also includes advanced topics such as dynamic updates, TSIG, DNSSEC, IPv6 support, journal files, split DNS, Incremental Zone Transfers (IXFR), TKEY, and SIG(0). Security considerations such as access control, preventing Denial of Service (DoS) attacks, chroot, setuid, and other security features are also covered.
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Publisher: Reed Media Services
Page Count (est.): 201
Pub Date: 9/15/2007