• Operations of the DNS
• How to obtain and manage domain names
• Private and public name servers
• How to obtain and manage IP addresses
• How to use DHCP
• How to build a website
In this hour, we examine several key (read: required) supporting operations to those described in Hour 14, “Connecting to the Internet: Initial Operations.” The first subject deals with the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). Next, the subject of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing (introduced in Hour 3, “Getting Data from Here to There: How Networking Works”) is examined in the context of providing guidance on obtaining addresses and using them to perform subnetting. As part ...