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A Practical Guide to Advanced Networking, Third Edition by Jeffrey S. Beasley

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Chapter 5. Configuring and Managing the Network Infrastructure

Chapter Outline

Introduction

5-1 Domain Name and IP Assignment

5-2 IP Management with DHCP

5-3 Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT

5-4 Domain Name Service (DNS)

Summary

Questions and Problems

Objectives

• Describe the steps for obtaining a domain name

• Describe the steps for getting IP addresses assigned to your network

• Understand the purpose of the DHCP server

• Describe the use of NAT and PAT and how these technologies differ

• Understand the function of the DNS server

• Describe the purpose of SNMP

Key Terms

IANA

gTLDs

ccTLDs

.int

in-addr.arpa

RIRs

AS

ICANN

ARIN

domain registrars

whois protocol

BOOTP

DHCP

Lease Time

DHCP Discover

DHCP Offer

DHCP Request

DHCP ACK

ipconfig/release ...

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