BIND Authorative forwarding caching server
dan at nameplanet.com
Sat Nov 5 18:25:21 UTC 2005
Actually, the caching nameserver will only be caching my own domain names.
Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 3:13 PM -0800 2005-11-04, dan at nameplanet.com wrote:
>> than having many DNS servers, I was hoping to have some
>> caching/forwarding slaves that all forward to a couple of masters, so
>> that each slave wont need it's own extenal database.
> BIND can serve data in one of two ways -- as an authoritative
> server, or as a caching server. Either way, you've got some sort of
> database that you're operating from.
> Your caching resolvers are presumably going to serve data from a
> lot of domains other than the ones that you own yourself. What's
> wrong with having them cache the data from your own servers? If there
> is a problem with caching the data from your own servers, then why not
> set the TTLs really low?
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