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Traditional DNS Howto

Traditional DNS Howto

Linux system administrators should learn traditional DNS. Front-ends and quick templates to setup domain records have a place in managing sites. When confronted with DNS configurations already in existence, nothing can substitute for knowing and using the fundamentals.

The vast majority of users on the Internet have no clue about DNS. They may have seen the term when they set up their ISP connection, but they do not realize its connection to their lives. Simply put, DNS servers allow you to use friendly names in your browser, email or other Internet applications to perform tasks which require IP addresses.

Two-in-one DNS server with BIND9

This tutorial shows you how to configure BIND9 DNS server to serve an internal network and an external network at the same time with different set of information. To accomplish that goal, a new feature of BIND9 called view is used. As a tutorial it'll walk you through the whole set up, but initial knowledge of BIND and DNS is required, there are plenty of documents that cover that information on the Internet.

Running A MySQL-Based DNS Server: MyDNS

Running A MySQL-Based DNS Server: MyDNS

In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure MyDNS, a DNS server that uses a MySQL database as backend instead of configuration files like, for example, Bind or djbdns. This has the advantage that you can easily use web-based frontends to administrate your DNS records. You could even write your own frontend, e.g. using PHP, to interact with the MyDNS database. MyDNS simply reads the records from the database, and it does not have to be restarted/reloaded when DNS records change or zones are created/edited/deleted! This is a major advantage.

Replacing ms dns with bind9

Isc Bind 9 for windows


Replacing ms dns with bind9 is an better idea here is why:
1.It's really faster (noticed when i run first query on that machine and had lower latency)
2.Better security (windows2k is not supported with patches in future)
3.You can migrate easily to linux after that ;)

Download from isc.org unzip it and run the installer (bindinstaller.exe) from inside directory

Building A Debian DNS System

Building A Debian DNS System

Version 1.0
Author: Joe Topjian <joe [at] adminspotting [dot] net>
Last edited 11/01/2005

OK, this is the last DNS article... for a while, at least.

This article will show you how to build a complete DNS System with Debian. This includes a Master server, a Slave server, DDNS, and a bunch of DNSSEC. I'll be using BIND 9 for the server.

Bind-Chroot-Howto (Debian)

Bind-Chroot-Howto (Debian)

This document describes how to install the DNS server Bind on Debian so that it runs out of a chroot jail for security reasons.

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