dnssec-20220414-online

Dates: 14 April 2022
Location: Online

Synopsis

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical part of Internet infrastructure and the largest distributed Internet directory service. DNS translates names to IP addresses, a required process for web navigation, email delivery, and other Internet functions. However, the DNS infrastructure is not secure enough unless the security mechanisms such as Transaction Signatures (TSIG) and DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) are implemented. To guarantee the availability and the secure Internet services, it is important for networking professionals to understand DNS Security / DNSSEC concepts, configurations, and operations.

This course will discuss the concept of DNSSEC in detail, including validation, signing, and key rollover.

Target Audience

This course is designed for systems engineers and administrators who will be managing their DNS infrastructure.

Pre-requisites

It is assumed that participants have a understanding of:

  • network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.
  • Basic Linux command line (CLI) skills.

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Other requirements

  • Online - Participants are advised to bring their own laptop or desktop computers with high-speed internet access and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that computers have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Face to face - Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client, VirtualBox/VMware
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to route-views.routeviews.org. For example from the CLI type: ssh rviews@route-views.routeviews.org
  • Attendees must have an APNIC Academy login account. If you don't have one already, you can create an account for free at https://academy.apnic.net/
  • Please test the speed of your Internet connection to the servers where the Virtual Machines (VMs) are hosted at the Learn on Demand data centres, using the speed test tool at https://www.learnondemandsystems.com/speedtest/

Workshop topics

  • DNSSEC Technical Overview
  • DNSSEC Validation
  • DNSSEC Zone Signing

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Warren Finch (APNIC), Dibya Khatiwada (Community Trainer)
  • dnssec-20220414-online.txt
  • Last modified: 2022/04/12 05:21
  • by warren