DNS Server Resources

DNS Server Resources


Book Resources

DNS and BIND, Fifth Edition

Paul Albitz, Cricket Liu (Fifth Edition May 2006)

DNS and BIND tells you everything you need to work with one of the Internet's fundamental building blocks: the distributed host information database that's responsible for translating names into addresses, routing mail to its proper destination, and many other services. This book brings you up-to-date with the latest changes in this crucial service.

Pro DNS and BIND (Paperback)

by R. Aitchison

Pro DNS and BIND guides readers through the often challenging array of features surrounding DNS with a special focus on the World’s most diffuse DNS implementation, BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain). Readers will learn not only about key DNS concepts, but also how to effectively install, configure, deploy and manage BIND in enterprise environments.

Website Resources

DNS, BIND, DHCP, LDAP and Directory Services


Thorough compilation of DNS, BIND Nameserver, DHCP, LDAP and Directory Services. Excellent links to books and articles on DNS and BIND.

DNS server Setup using bind in Ubuntu


Article describes configuring Bind along with zone definition for reverse DNS.

Cricket Liu Interviewed: DNS and BIND, 5th Edition


Cricket Liu talks about emerging issues around DNS such as security and IPv6 support, and important new features such as internationalized domain names, ENUM (electronic numbering), and SPF (the Sender Policy Framework).



Describes the BIND 9.3.x named.conf file which controls the behaviour and functionality of BIND.

How Domain Name Servers Work


Article looks at the DNS system so you can understand how it works and appreciate its amazing capabilities.

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