DNS provides incredible convenience in calling system resources via an easily recognizable name instead of a cryptic number. It is critical that this technology ensures smooth operation of Internet-based resources like the Web and mail servers. Specifically, BIND is the world's most popular DNS implementation, thus it is imperative that you fully understand key configuration, management, and security principles to work effectively with DNS and BIND.
Pro DNS and BIND guides you through the challenging array of features surrounding DNS, with a special focus on BIND. This book unravels the mysteries of DNS, offering insight into origins, evolution, and key concepts like domain names and zone files. Also covered are crucial topics like DNS security and APIs. Additionally, you will learn how to effectively install, configure, deploy, and manage BIND in enterprise environments.