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DNS and BIND: Working with RNDC Keys

Hands-On Lab

 

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Length

00:15:00

Difficulty

Intermediate

BIND uses a shared secret key authentication method to grant privileges to hosts. It is important to know how to generate this key for administration purposes. In this hands-on lab we will learn to configure the RNDC key and configuration file, and link it to the named service. To accomplish this, we will install the BIND package and recreate the RNDC key and configuration. We will then copy the new configuration to the named.conf file. To complete this lab, you will have to show that a new configuration has been created and that DNS queries are being cached on localhost.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.