Complete DNS fake root setup example

btb btb at
Wed Jan 20 22:08:07 UTC 2016

On 2016.01.20 12.12, MURTARI, JOHN wrote:
> Folks,
>                  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!

my suggestion would be to not use other people's domain names and ip 
addresses when protecting the innocent.  after all, they're innocent 
too, and i'd imagine you wouldn't want them using your domain name in 
their examples ;) .  various rfcs [6761, 3330, others] provide for these 


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