Complete DNS fake root setup example
muks at isc.org
Wed Jan 20 17:30:34 UTC 2016
On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 05:12:44PM +0000, MURTARI, JOHN wrote:
> Had to do some testing where we wanted our own
> insulated fake root environment. We wanted to start
> from simulated root name servers. I was surprised I
> couldn't find a complete example even after some
> extensive searches.
> The concepts are easy, but the devil is in the
> details. We had done this before, but no one ever
> kept notes so I figured by posting it on the list it
> will eventually find its way into Google. Here are
> the setup instructions below, name & ip address have
> been changed to protect the innocent! Your
> comments/suggestions are welcome!
The key parts are the root hints and the trust anchors. You can see
several such fake root configurations in the BIND 9 system tests (look
in bin/tests/system), e.g., the resolver system test.
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