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  1. 10-08-2018, 06:43 AM
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    Hello,

    I'm currently looking into furthering my knowledge into the DNS Records field.

    I have a very basic understanding of the meanings and vaguely know what they do.

    I am interested if anyone else has any knowledge on this? If so, do you have any good eBooks on this?

    Thanks
    SQUID
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    Originally Posted by SQUID-EYE View Post
    Hello,

    I'm currently looking into furthering my knowledge into the DNS Records field.

    I have a very basic understanding of the meanings and vaguely know what they do.

    I am interested if anyone else has any knowledge on this? If so, do you have any good eBooks on this?

    Thanks
    SQUID
    You won't believe me but there's you know the famous book series called for dummies. I believe there's a book called DNS For Dummies ebook. You can grab it for free just Google it and download it. :Coolf:
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    Originally Posted by KeenyG View Post
    You won't believe me but there's you know the famous book series called for dummies. I believe there's a book called DNS For Dummies ebook. You can grab it for free just Google it and download it. :Coolf:
    I know that

    Just wondering if anyone understood it so I can ask questions and stuff
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    Originally Posted by SQUID-EYE View Post
    I know that

    Just wondering if anyone understood it so I can ask questions and stuff
    I understand a little bit but not too much (+_+)
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    For example:

    Question . What Is Dns?

    Answer :

    Domain Name System is a service that can be installed on any windows server operating system to resolve the Name to IPAddress and vice-versa. TCP/IP networks, such as the Internet, use DNS to locate computers and services through user-friendly names.
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    Originally Posted by KeenyG View Post
    For example:

    Question . What Is Dns?

    Answer :

    Domain Name System is a service that can be installed on any windows server operating system to resolve the Name to IPAddress and vice-versa. TCP/IP networks, such as the Internet, use DNS to locate computers and services through user-friendly names.
    I know what DNS is

    Just interested in the records behind it.. i.e A,AAAA, CAME, DNAME, IPSECKEY, MX, SRV,SPF
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    Originally Posted by SQUID-EYE View Post
    Hello,

    I'm currently looking into furthering my knowledge into the DNS Records field.

    I have a very basic understanding of the meanings and vaguely know what they do.

    I am interested if anyone else has any knowledge on this? If so, do you have any good eBooks on this?

    Thanks
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    Check this site out. I used to use it when I was in school studying and needed a quick refresh on DNS related stuff. Very informative. And FREE lol.

    DNS 1*1 — Ops School Curriculum *.1 documentation
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    Originally Posted by SQUID-EYE View Post
    I know what DNS is

    Just interested in the records behind it.. i.e A,AAAA, CAME, DNAME, IPSECKEY, MX, SRV,SPF
    Yes but I think you know better than me since you are a computer engineer right?
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    Quick refresher:

    AAAA Records are like A records but for IPv6 IP addresses instead of IPv4.

    An IPv4 address is a 32-bit address and looks something like this:
    192.186.108.69

    An IPv6 address are made of 8 groups of 4 hexadecimal separated by colons and looks like this: 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7334

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