DNS training, from A Record to Zone File

Proper administration of DNS, DHCP, and IPAM (DDI) is critical for the day-to-day operation of every network. BlueCat offers a wide range of training options to grow the skillset of your network team, from DNS basics to advanced functionality. Our DNS training courses for partners and resellers provide the strategic context for selling Adaptive DNS solutions in a growing market.

DNS explained

As networks become increasingly complex, the gap in knowledge that network administrators face on a day-to-day basis also keeps growing. Having a thorough understanding of network infrastructure is crucial for unlocking its true potential. Our courses for customers, partners, and resellers provide your team with the knowledge and skills they need to make the most of your technology investment.

BlueCat Learning

Our On-demand eLearning Platform called BlueCat Learning has comprehensive, interactive and engaging courses on every button, switch, process and part of the BlueCat product suite as well as content pertaining to DNS and DHCP protocols.  Through our all-you-can-learn platform, we offer something for everyone. Whether you are a network administrator, DDI operator, network security team professional or part of the DevOps team, we offer the skills you need to take your network to the next level.

 

Instructor-Led Training

We get it – online learning isn’t for everyone. At BlueCat, we offer in-person and virtual instructor led training that gives you and your employees the opportunity to benefit from a hands-on classroom environment. All instructor-led training includes practical, hands-on lab exercises that prepare you and your team to hit the ground running as soon as the course is completed.

The BlueCat training curriculum

BlueCat Fundamentals

BlueCat Fundamentals focuses on the administration of the BlueCat Address Manager solution and the core network services provided by BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server™

Target audience: DDI administrators
Prerequisites: A strong understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP, as well as experience managing BlueCat Integrity
Course Length: 1 day
Certification: BlueCat Advanced Certified Professional
Format: Instructor-led

BlueCat Security and Advanced Configuration

DNS security and advanced IP address management

Target audience: DDI administrators
Prerequisites: A strong understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP, as well as experience managing BlueCat Integrity
Course Length: 1 day
Certification: BlueCat Advanced Certified Professional
Format: Instructor-led

BlueCat Support Provider

Advanced troubleshooting and management of BlueCat Address Manager and BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server

Target audience: Advanced DDI administrators
Prerequisites: Extensive experience working with BlueCat Integrity
Course Length: 6 hours
Certification: BlueCat Certified Support Professional
Format: eLearning only

DNS Edge Fundamentals

Administration of DNS Edge, policy management, and forensic investigation

Target audience: Security teams and DDI administrators
Prerequisites: General familiarity with TCP/IP, DNS, and Linux
Course Length: Instructor-led: 2 days; eLearning: 4 hours
Format: eLearning or Instructor-led

Gateway Fundamentals

Configuration of BlueCat DNS automation tools, managing BlueCat certified automation workflows, customizing automation settings

Target audience: DDI administrators and network automation teams
Prerequisites: General familiarity with TCP/IP, DNS, and Linux. Experience working with Address Manager and Python are recommended.
Course Length: Instructor-led: 2 days; eLearning: 4 hours
Format: eLearning or Instructor-led

eLearning

All of our courses are housed under a single platform called BlueCat Learning. This is a great choice for those looking for a self-paced interactive learning experience.

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Instructor-Led

Instructor-led training provides practical, hands-on instruction that allows you and your team to hit the ground running as soon as the course is completed.

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To get in touch with the BlueCat Learning Team, please reach out to us at:

learn@bluecatnetworks.com

BlueCat Partner Fundamentals

DNS is a critical part of any network transformation project. BlueCat offers DNS courses and training for partners on how to uncover value drivers, guide conversations at all levels about strategic initiatives, and upsell advanced capabilities.

Learn the basics

Get acquainted with BlueCat’s solution offering and value proposition

Build a strategy

Learn about customer personas, from the strategic to the tactical level

Qualify customers

Dig into customer requirements and motivations

Close deals

Build quotes and calculate margins

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