Setting up an internal caching dns server with internal web server
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Fri Mar 25 02:16:20 UTC 2005
In article <d1v05e$o70$1 at sf1.isc.org>, mayer at gis.net wrote:
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> > In article <d1sgub$2hn7$1 at sf1.isc.org>, skydiver_morgan at yahoo.com
> > wrote:
> > > When I define the zones as you described, I lose resolution of all
> > > the other entries defined in the domains zone file on the
> > > authorative names server.
> > You shouldn't. It should only override those specific names, not the
> > names in the containing zones. I think you did something wrong --
> > post your config files.
> > > Is there no other way using bind to be able to just add the few A
> > > records that I am serving and let the outside ns server resolve the
> > > addresses of the A / MX records that I am not serving?
> > Nope, everything is organized around zones.
> Actually yes, though it's still organized around zones.
But he's specifically looking for a solution that *doesn't* require a
separate zone for each name. That's why I said "nope" -- there's no
> You create a zone that consists of the specific FQDN eg www.example.com
> and put in it the A/AAAA/MX records for that host along with the correct
> and NS records. You'll need separate zones/zonefiles for each host. That
> makes your nameserver authorative for just those names you've specified.
> This only works for resolvers querying your nameserver unless you get
> delegated from the parent zone.
Isn't that the solution I suggested, and he rejected?
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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