Create a DNS Server

Barry Margolin barmar at
Thu Jun 15 23:20:11 UTC 2006

In article <e6se6e$2872$1 at>,
 "Curious Joe" <joebob.johnson at> wrote:

> I just want to create a "local" DNS server.  I want it to have a copy
> of my upstream providers DNS tables so I can get quicker lookups and
> resolution for my local servers.
> Is there a way to do this without having to get my upstream DNS
> provider to help me?

Configure your server as a slave of the upstream provider.  If they 
restrict zone transfers, add them to add your address to the 
"allow-transfer" access list for your zones.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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