Tag: dns

How to setup a BIND DNS Server

The Internet runs mostly on ISC’s BIND DNS server. In this artcile I will explain how to setup a simple BIND server on a Linux box. The basic steps involved in setting up BIND are: – Download BIND from ISC’s website When downloading BIND,…

What happens when you type in ‘www.cnn.com’ in your browser?

What happens when you type in http://www.cnn.com in your browser? The communication between your client and a web server can be divided into the following components. Assumptions: You are on a Linux client and trying to connect from your Comcast home cable connection. –…

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