DNS setup

Michael michael at kmaclub.com
Tue May 16 18:12:34 UTC 2006

Simon Hobson wrote:
> If the nameservers change infrequently then this isn't a problem, but 
> if they change a lot then you will have random "client can't resolve 
> anything" problems.
> The other advantage of running your own dns server is that you can 
> use it to resolve names internally (cf recent discussion). You could 
> use it as a forwarder, in which case it is easier to update the 
> forwarder config and reload bind than it is to persuade dhcp clients 
> to change.

This setup sounds like a prime candidate for dnsmasq.


It would eliminate all of these issues and make configuration a snap.


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