bind9 and its use

Discussion in 'General' started by Ovidiu, Sep 19, 2005.

  1. Ovidiu

    Ovidiu Active Member

    Hi guys,

    if I administer all my domains outside, i.e. on another server (the provider where I registered those domain) what use has bind9 ?

    I mean the provider where I registered provides a very easy and intuitive gui for administering, so I only enter a A-Setting and an mx setting pointing to my IP and everything is fine, so I guess I don`t really need bin9 runnimng locally.

    now if I setup a domain and say create dns what use will that be? will it be a caching or should I avoid it because I already have dn servers setup by my domain provider - also after setting up bind9 it takes the standard NS it gets from the provider of my root server and enters them as ns, is that ok?

    any links to a decent bind9 info page or howto?
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff Moderator HowtoForge Supporter ISPConfig Developer

    None.

    Right!

    It won't be of any use as you're using other DNS servers as authoritative name servers.
     

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