Create a Caching-Only DNS Server

1.5 hours
  • 5 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this Hands-On Lab you will install and configure a DNS caching nameserver.

Then you will test that the server is working using several tools.

NOTE: The Hands-On Lab video’s mention the LPI Certificate Level 2 Exam 2, but this Lab can be taken as a Stand-Alone Lab.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Install the DNS server software

Using the appropriate software, install the DNS server software.

Explore the DNS configuration files

Have a look at the config files, check how they are pre-configured.

Change the configuration (if needed) to ensure the DNS service is set to caching-only.

Change the configuration (if needed) to ensure the DNS service is set to caching-only.

Enable and start the BIND name service

Start the DNS service and set it to start on system reboot.

Test the caching-only name server using client tools

Using the appropriate tools, test the name server is working.

Additional Resources

In this Hands-On Lab you are provided with a Centos 7 Server that you can use to install the Name server and other software onto. <p> NOTE: The Hands-On Lab video's mention the LPI Certificate Level 2 Exam 2, but this Lab can be taken as a Stand-Alone Lab.

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