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Troubleshooting Ubuntu Server by Skanda Bhargav

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Chapter 2. Networking and DNS

This chapter is about networking and DNS. We will discuss understanding, configuring, and troubleshooting DNS and network issues pertaining to the Ubuntu Server. Topics covered in this chapter are networking concepts, interface configuration, DHCP, network sniffing, binding, and bonding. We will discuss DNS topics such as forward zone, reverse zone, and configuring primary and secondary masters.

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to set up your own DNS, diagnose and rectify network issues, and configure DHCP on your server.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Networking concepts
  • DHCP
  • Network sniffing
  • Binding and bonding
  • DNS
  • Primary and reverse zone files

Networking concepts

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