Tuning Bind9?

Dave Lugo dlugo at etherboy.com
Fri Jan 28 22:04:53 UTC 2005

On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 fredrik.pettai at vattenfall.com wrote:
> >
> >I had similar problems.  I solved them using rbldnsd as the backend for 
> >DNSBL zones, with named in front of it.
> >
> Could you be more specific? Are you running both named and rbldnsd, on
> the same server? (then you would need virtual IPs atleast?)  And with
> named infront of it?... By doing forwarding to the "rbl-zone" in
> named.conf?

here's what I'm doing:

 . both named and rbldnsd are running on the same server
 . rbldnsd listens on port 54

 . the DNSBL stanzas in named.conf are setup like this:

    zone "dnsbl.sorbs.net" in {
         type forward;
         forward only;
         forwarders { port 54; };

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