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Re: Clarification on roles of networking components.



On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 06:39 -0500, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Simon Slater wrote:
> > Thanks Matt.  I saw dnsmasq mentioned in one how-to but didn't chase it
> > since I was focussing on DHCP and bind.
> 
> DHCP is a protocol and bind is an implementation (of DNS, mainly).
> You're comparing apples to orchardists.
> 
These are the types of distinctions I need to get clear.

>   Now there are half a dozen
> > boxes, but will increase to 2 dozen over the next year.  Is this still
> > within the scope of dnsmasq?
> 
> I believe so.
> 
> > Realising there are a variety of solutions, I don't want
> > to come against Ockham's Razor.
> 
> Right, I think dnsmasq is simple but will get your job done.
> 
> Matt Flaschen
> 
> 
I'll read up on it tomorrow.

-- 
Regards,
Simon Slater
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