Any OSX Power users?
gshipley at gmail.com
Mon Dec 16 16:03:10 MST 2013
As a followup - AWS doesn't allow forwarders / recursion. They disable it.
The work around I have used it creating a example.com file in
/etc/resolvers/ directory. The file basically specifies the dns server to
use when trying to resolve the example.com domain.
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Lonnie Olson <lists at kittypee.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 10:09 PM, Grant Shipley <gshipley at gmail.com>
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM, Jonathan Grotegut <jgrotegut at gmail.com
> >> Only use one DNS server?
> > Yeah, but then I would have to setup forwarding. It will work I suppose
> > but I really want OSX to work the correct way.
> So just enable forwarders in your DNS server. That's easy.
> I don't see why you want to have a DNS server that does not function
> properly, and spend hours trying to hack your OS to deal with it's
> problems. Spend 5 min, and fix your DNS server.
> If your DNS server is expected to resolve all names on the internet it
> needs to have forwarders, or recursion enabled. If you only intend it
> to resolve authoritative domains only, you should not use it for
> client resolution.
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