Running DNS locally?
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Tue Dec 11 10:43:27 MST 2007
On 11 Dec 2007, at 09:18, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> djbdns (dnscache) works fantastic for this.
> Just install it with your distro's packagemanager, then run:
> $ dnscache-setup
> 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.
Here is another vote for djbDNS (aka TinyDNS). I installed it once
and have been using it for years. It works great.
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