Introduction to the DNS (Domain Name System)

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In this Guided Project, you will:
1.5 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

The DNS, or domain name system, is one of the most basic components of the Internet that has been in use since 1985. It is a fundamental component of the World Wide Web. This project takes you step by step to understand the structure and how the domain name system works. You will learn some handy DNS commands and will have a chance to try your hands on setting up a simulated domain name configuration as well.

Skills you will develop

  • Web Development

  • Internet

  • Computer Networks

  • Domain Name System (DNS)

  • Cloud Computing

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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