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Re: Multiple nameservers on one server



On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 11:29 -0700, Guy Fraser wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-28-03 at 17:08 +0200, Stuart Murray-Smith wrote:
> > Hi list
> > 
> > I want to set up a DNS server that will 'emulate' multiple nameservers
> > on one server ie when queried, the answer will appear as if _this_
> > physical server is the SOA for _this_ domain only.
> > 
> > What design philosophy should I follow? Seems as though a mixture of
> > Auth Only, Stealth (for invisibilty), and Forwarding is favourable.
> > 
> > How would I list multiple reverse lookup (zzz.yyy.xxx.rev) files in named.conf?
> > 
> > Any insight highly appreciated!
> > 
> > TiA, and have a great day!
> > 
> > Stu@
> 
> FC5 comes with Bind 9 which supports views. Webmin's Bind8 module
> supports Bind 9 and views. O'Reilly makes a great book for Bind 
> and it covers views.
> 
> Use these resources and you may figure out what you need to do.
> 
> Complex DNS configurations require some understanding of how 
> DNS works.
> 
> There may not be a simple formula to do what you want, but using 
> views is may what you want.
> 
> If all you need to do is provide authoritative responses for 
> multiple domains you can do that within the default config.
> 
> If you want to only allow responses for authoritative zones 
> try some of the info at this link:
> 
> http://www.cymru.com/Documents/secure-bind-template.html
> 
Thanks Guy! This is better than what I was looking to achieve!

Have a great day!

Regards,

Stu@


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