Tip: Personal DNS server for Windows XP free !
Ruben I Safir
ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Thu Dec 26 11:40:17 UTC 2002
While on this topic:
Does anyone know what DNSapi is on W2K?
I thought I wan't running any DNS on a W2K and this showed up in the logs trying to retrieve
zone transfers from my Unix Bind setups.
On 2002.12.25 07:23 Pete Ehlke wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 21, 2002 at 11:50:48PM +0100, Skybuck Flying wrote:
> > Since bind 9.2.1 wasn't working on Windows XP and is difficult to setup for
> > newbs and pro's via textfiles and search for a special dns server
> > for windows xp :)
> > I found and just installed this one and it works great :)
> > ( I had to first deinstall bind though :) )
> > Check it out:
> > http://www.ntcanuck.com/
> > It's free ! :)
> > But is it secure ? :)
> Don't use this thing. There was recently a long discussion here about
> the author's somewhat ill-considered decision to save the cache to disk
> between invocations. It came out during that discussion that the real
> purpose behind BIND-PE seems to be to subvert the root servers by
> seeding BIND-PE's hints file with every hare-braned "alternate root"
> server set that the author has ever heard of.
> As Duncan Campbell recently said:
> a structured, heirarchical, distributed database.
> a beautiful thing. don't break it.
> BIND-PE breaks it. Don't use it.
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