2 Basic BIND questions...
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Thu Jun 2 05:05:17 UTC 2005
In article <d7lndj$2fo6$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at isc.org> wrote:
> > In article <d7iai0$279n$1 at sf1.isc.org>, msis at bombersman.com wrote:
> > > G'day all,
> > >
> > > I have two questions regarding configuration for bind 9. I want to be
> > > able to alias an outside host using bind. In my hosts file i have this:
> > >
> > > 188.8.131.52 server server.domainexternal.com
> > >
> > > My domain however is inside my local network, whereas domain external
> > > is on the internet. I would just like to know where to put an alias for
> > > this server in my DNS configuration so that it has the same
> > > functionality as the hosts file.
> > Make your server authoritative for the zone named
> > "server.domainexternal.com", and put an A record in that zone file.
> Barry I think he want to add a CNAME record to a internal
> server CNAME server.domainexternal.com.
I interpreted the question the other way around. I think he wants his
users to be able to use the name "server.domainexternal.com" to refer to
some server, but he doesn't host the domainexternal.com domain. I.e. he
wants the equivalent of
server.domainexternal.com. CNAME server.mydomain.com.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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