Chapter 5. Working with DNS and NTP


This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.


Learn the basics of Mac OS X implementation of DNS

Learn different configurations for DNS servers

Learn how to secure the DNS service

Learn how to configure the DNS service from the command line, without Server

Learn how to configure the NTP client and service using both graphical and command-line tools

A fully functioning Domain Name System (DNS) is increasingly becoming the most critical service of a network infrastructure. Almost as important is Network Time Protocol (NTP). When working properly, these services function quietly in the background. Why are they so important and how do they work? This chapter answers those questions by ...

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