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A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux®, Fourth Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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25. DNS/BIND: Tracking Domain Names and Addresses

Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

Image Explain what DNS does, how it is structured, and why it is necessary

Image Describe the purpose of a resolver, forward and reverse name resolution, and an FQDN

Describe the differences between an iterative query and a recursive query

Use dig to determine ...

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