kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Mon May 21 23:44:43 UTC 2007
kalyanasundaram S wrote:
> Hi all,
> Cant we start the dns server with out rootserver info. (root.hints) If i completely delete this file dns fails to come up. I wanted to resolve only the internal name. I dont want to resolve other names (like google.com, yahoo.com).
If you're on an internal network that is completely isolated from the
Internet, then define your own root zone.
> I have seen in the code as well in some place these root server info being hard coded. What for that being used?
The hard-coded config is there for folks that have Internet-connected
nameservers but can't be bothered defining the proper root hints. This
does not apply to your situation.
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