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In what format are IPv6 addresses usually displayed? | DNS Server Questions

A. canonical name (CNAME) B. Host (A) records C. the Mail exchanger (MX) record D. in hexidecimal format Ans: D

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What is the most common record type in DNS? | DNS Server Questions

A. name records B. reverse lookup C. Host (A) records D. dnscmd.exe Ans: C

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How can PNRP names be protected from spoofing or poisoning? | DNS Server Questions

A. with digital signatures B. in perimeter networks C. Pointer (PTR) records D. in a highly-secure environment Ans: A

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What command would you use to direct nslookup to extract the SOA and HINFO records? | DNS Server Questions

A. ls B. server C. set type D. extract Ans: C

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What command would you use to direct nslookup to use a server other than the one specified in /etc/resolv.conf? | DNS Server Questions

A. ls B. server C. set type D. set server Ans: B

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For what purpose is the BIND root cache file used? | DNS Server Questions

A. To serve as a zone file for the loopback address B. To provide zone files for authoritative servers C. To serve as a configuration file for the name server D. To prime the name server with the root server’s … Continue reading

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What is the function of the directory directive in the name server configuration file? | DNS Server Questions

A. To declare the server as an authoritative server for a zone B. To establish the origin domain and name of the root cache file C. To establish an initial path for later file references D. To declare the server … Continue reading

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Besides the name server process, what are the other parts of the BIND package? | DNS Server Questions

A. The /etc/named.boot file B. The /etc/hosts file C. The name server data files D. The /etc/resolv.conf file Ans: A,C

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What file does the nslookup program use to locate a name server? | DNS Server Questions

A. The /etc/named.boot file B. The /var/log/messages file C. The /etc/hosts file D. The /etc/resolv.conf file Ans: D

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What is the basic function of the nslookup program? | DNS Server Questions

A. To probe the DNS database for various types of information B. To look up only IP addresses in the DNS database C. To look up only domain names in the DNS database D. To look up only SOA records … Continue reading

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