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Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by Uyless Black

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HOUR 15Connecting to the Internet: Key Supporting Operations

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

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 ...

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