BIND redirect all lookups

David Ford david at
Fri Mar 21 18:28:10 UTC 2008

akmattb wrote:
> I am in the process of trying to setup a quarantine type vlan on our
> company network. I would like to have any computer on that network
> have DNS lookups redirected to a local web server that displays a
> terms or use page, and other misc information

Entirely as an aside, there is nothing about "VLAN" that adds any form 
of security.  It's simply 4 extra bytes in the link layer header.  
Please keep that in mind.


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