[CentOS] DNS Serving - Why my own?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:31:05 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.

It's generally a good idea to have a caching server locally for speed 
and if you use NAT and private addresses, the same server(s) can be 
primary for the internal view of your domain.

If you aren't a large enterprise with multiple server sites, you might 
be better off letting a service provider handle the public view.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com




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