Running DNS locally?
nick at leippe.com
Tue Dec 11 09:18:30 MST 2007
djbdns (dnscache) works fantastic for this.
Just install it with your distro's packagemanager, then run:
Accepting the defaults will get you a local, caching dns server that uses the
global root servers. Takes literally about 5 seconds to configure.
If you want it to check your ISP's dns servers first, just prepend them to the
then add svscan to your start up scripts and start it up.
No hassles. No maintenance.
I use this on all of my desktops.
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