Create a DNS Server
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Fri Jun 16 18:16:10 UTC 2006
Chris Boot wrote:
> Barry Margolin wrote:
>> In article <e6se6e$2872$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
>> "Curious Joe" <joebob.johnson at gmail.com> 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.
> I think he meant more a caching nameserver. In this case just install
> BIND and set it up to forward requests to your ISP's nameservers.
He specifically said he "... want[ed] to have a copy ...". That implies
some sort of replication, not just a forwarding arrangement.
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