Split DNS Configuration in BIND

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Mon May 30 19:19:11 UTC 2011

On 05/30/2011 09:15, Frank Bulk wrote:
> Not all firewalls can hairpin a public IP back to a private IP. We’ve
> had to do this, too.

First, firewalls don't do routing. :)

> Yes, we could have create a separate zone, but that would requiring
> training our staff to use on FQDN internally and another with the
> customers. Easier to teach one thing to the staff and push the
> complexity back on the configuration.

Second, s/configuration/DNS/, which I would argue is the wrong layer. 
Solve routing problems at the routing layer. But I realize that there 
are differing opinions on this.


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