single entry to hosted service
danletkeman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 21:03:22 UTC 2009
Thanks Jeff. I'll give this a try.
On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Jeff Lightner <jlightner at water.com> wrote:
> You create a zone file that only has the entries for accounting.com. You add that to named.conf.
> Your other zone files are still in place so you shouldn't need to forward anything else because you're saying this is internal to your network. If a user is sitting at his desk and types:
> InternalSite1.excample.com to get to one of your internal websites then goes to hosted.accounting.com then tries to go to InternalSite2.example.com then their current stub server setting should use the same resolution setting (e.g. /etc/resolv.conf on UNIX/Linux) to get to InternalSite2 as it used to get to InternalSite1.
> The above assumes all your workstations etc... always ask your DNS server for any lookup first which is the normal way of doing things.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounces at lists.isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounces at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of Dan Letkeman
> Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 1:41 PM
> To: Kevin Darcy
> Cc: bind-users
> Subject: Re: single entry to hosted service
> Yes I do need some kind of dns configuration. We bought a hosted
> accounting service from a company that has asked us to put a dns entry
> into our dns servers so that our internal machines only can resolve
> there hosted service via dns. I guess they don't want to populate
> there isp's dns servers with all of the dns entries for all of there
> So with my limited knowledge of bind (using webmin to configure it) I
> need to make an entry like this:
> 188.8.131.52 A hosted.accounting.com
> In our internal DNS servers.
> I don't have any "internet side" dns, just internal. I'm just a bit
> unsure on what the best way to do this is, and I don't want to have to
> append everyone's hosts file on there workstations. I have many
> master zones for our internal systems, and I have created all of the
> nessesary records. I have setup slave servers, and the whole bit.
> So i'm wondering do I need to setup a master zone, and put in the
> 184.108.40.206 A hosted.accounting.com as an A record, and then have
> the zone forward everything else? Reason being is because our users
> will still need to access other sites from the accounting company's
> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Kevin Darcy <kcd at chrysler.com> wrote:
>> Dan Letkeman wrote:
>>> I need to add an entry in our dns servers for a hosted service we
>>> purchased. Do I just add a master zone and a single entry? Or is
>>> there a better way to add a single entry to forward to a remote
>> Maybe I'm not understanding your requirements. If this hosted service uses a
>> name that's already populated in the Internet-facing DNS, why do you need
>> any special DNS configuration at all? Why can't you resolve this like you
>> resolve any other Internet name?
>> Assuming that you _do_ in fact need some special configuration, for some
>> reason, the zone types for (non-root) zones in BIND are: master, slave,
>> forward, and stub. Each of them has benefits and disadvantages, but I'll
>> defer that discussion until and unless it's determined that you need a
>> special DNS configuration at all...
>> - Kevin
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