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 publication offers the necessities you want to help this protocol with DNS. you are going to find out how DNS was once prolonged to house IPv6 addresses, and the way you could configure a BIND identify server to run at the community. This e-book additionally positive factors tools for troubleshooting issues of IPv6 ahead- and reverse-mapping, and strategies for aiding islands of IPv6 consumers speak 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 check 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 expertise that permits consumers with IPv6-only community stacks to speak with IPv4 servers
  • Troubleshooting—Use the nslookup and dig troubleshooting instruments to seem up the IPv6 addresses of a site identify, or reverse-map an IPv6 tackle to a site name

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