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Re: How to set up a DNS server(at Home)



Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> 
> For a general overview of DNS, DJB's pages (http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html)
> are probably a better start. Though he should note that neither tinydns
> nor dnscache are in Fedora, so he probably isn't going to want to use
> because of the extra work involved.
> 
> You response conflated parts of running a caching resolver and a publisher.
> Those are two distinct things and there will be less confusion if he
> understands what each does indpendently. He may only need one of these
> types for his home system depending on what he is trying to accomplish.
> 
He may also find that dnsmasq, witch is in the repository
(dnsmasq-2.45-1.fc10.i386) may do the job, and is much simpler to
set up then bind.

One other thing to keep in mind - if you are using DHCP from a
firewall/router, then /etc/resolv.conf is going to get overwritten
if you use the default configuration, so the local name server will
not be used.

Mikkel
-- 

  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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