Forwarding: The decision, whether to employ it, is *complex*, kids.

Networking Guy justaskme at
Sat Dec 4 18:11:51 UTC 2004

In news:c1.01.2thvzy$5AJ at,
Jonathan de Boyne Pollard <J.deBoynePollard at Tesco.NET> made a post then I 
commented below
>  If you're not using a forwarder (well, then you should be.
>  [...]
>  Dana Brash
> In the discussion forum for ISC's BIND, DevilsPGD has just written:
>    Why are you using forwarding? This is silly, dangerous and
> pointless.
>  I agree 100% with the above -- I'm curious, can anybody tell me why
> the whole forwarding fetish seems to be so popular, especially in
> printed books and documentation and MCSEs?
>  Most crackerjack box MCSEs are not only stupid, but lazy -- Setting
> up forwarding takes a few more seconds then not setting up
> forwarding, so what's the benefit?


Jonathan, you need to lay off the caffeine...

Were all here to help and advise, and the more responses a poster receives, 
invites collaboration. Your understanding of DNS is remarkable, and is 
welcomed in the discussions, but to flame, is unwarranted.


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