Name: ___________________________ Chapter 13 Quiz
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
DNS is used to resolve host names to IP addresses and find services.
DNS is required if you want resources such as Web servers available on the Internet.
The most common task a DNS server performs is resolving a host name to an IP address. This is called a forward lookup.
A reverse lookup allows you to specify an IP address and the DNS server returns the host name that is defined for it.
BIND is a version of DNS that runs on UNIX/Linux.
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
When a DNS server resolves a host name to an IP address, what is the process called? a.|forward lookup|c.|resolution|
b.|reverse lookup|d.|recursive lookup|
What DNS record type is responsible for resolving host names to IP addresses? a.|A|c.|NS|
What DNS record type points to a mail server on a domain? a.|A|c.|NS|
What DNS record type holds the IP address of a DNS server with information about the domain? a.|CNAME|c.|NS|
What is the part of the DNS namespace for which a DNS server is responsible? a.|zone|c.|SOA|
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