Chapter 6. Configuring Network Services
So far, we've configured our nodes and allowed them to actually talk to one another. We can access our nodes to administer them remotely, transfer files between them, monitor their resources, and perform basic networking. In this chapter, we'll design the IP address scheme we'll use for our network, as well as set up the required services for putting the plan into action. This will include a discussion on setting up and configuring Dynamic Host Control Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name Service, as well as Network Time Protocol (NTP).
In this chapter, we will cover:
- Planning your IP address layout
- Installing and configuring a DHCP server
- Installing and configuring a DNS server
- Setting up an internal NTP server