[CentOS] DNS Serving - Why my own?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Oct 5 17:26:01 UTC 2009


ML 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.
>   


A) run a caching server to speed up lookups

B) you want to have DNS for your private network behind a firewall.

C) run  your own authoritative DNS because you don't want to deal with 
funky outfits like godaddy.



I belong to all three of these sets.




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