[CentOS] DNS Serving - Why my own?

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:22:35 UTC 2009


On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:17 PM, ML <mailinglists at mailnewsrss.com> wrote:
> HI All,
>
> Can anyone explain why I might want to run my own DNS Server in-house?
> I have a comcast business circuit and use their DNS servers and when I
> need entries, I use GoDaddy where I buy my domains.
>
> Best,
> -ML

If you want to do more complex things, like subdomain delegation,
split views, etc...  Most ISP providers do not allow that sort of
functionality, and the ones that do usually require that you submit
requests through them (no web control panel) and it gets updated on
their timeline.  If you just need basic stuff with A, MX, CNAME, and
other basic records, ISP DNS is just fine.


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