How can I launch a private Internet DNS server?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Thu Oct 15 18:59:32 UTC 2020

On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 11:16:05AM -0700,
 Fred Morris <m3047 at> wrote 
 a message of 50 lines which said:

> 2) If you want to run your own DNS nameservers, you will need to buy a
>    book, read the (BIND) Administrator's Reference Manual, and/or some
>    RFCs

Very bad advice. RFCs are not for the faint of heart and the RFC on
DNS (RFC 1034 and 1035) are among the most difficult. And they were
never kept up-to-date so there are a lot of obsolete things in it.

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