DNS and BIND on IPv6

DNS and BIND on IPv6

Cricket Liu

If you are getting ready to roll out IPv6 in your community, this concise e-book presents the necessities you must aid this protocol with DNS. you will learn the way DNS used to be prolonged to house IPv6 addresses, and the way you could configure a BIND identify server to run at the community. This booklet additionally good points tools for troubleshooting issues of IPv6 ahead- and reverse-mapping, and strategies for supporting islands of IPv6 consumers converse with IPv4 resources.

Topics include:

  • DNS and IPv6—Learn the constitution and illustration of IPv6 addresses, and the syntaxes of AAAA and PTR files within the ip6.arpa IPv6 reverse-mapping zone
  • BIND on IPv6—Use IPv6 addresses and networks in ACLs, and sign in and delegate to IPv6-speaking identify servers
  • Resolver Configuration—Configure well known stub resolvers (Linux/Unix, MacOS X, and home windows) to question IPv6-speaking identify servers
  • DNS64—Learn in regards to the transition know-how that enables consumers with IPv6-only community stacks to speak with IPv4 servers
  • Troubleshooting—Use the nslookup and dig troubleshooting instruments to appear up the IPv6 addresses of a website identify, or reverse-map an IPv6 tackle to a site name

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