[CentOS] DNS Serving - Why my own?
florin at andrei.myip.org
Wed Oct 7 20:57:22 UTC 2009
Ryan Pugatch wrote:
> Another reason would be to avoid your ISP's redirection when a host
> doesn't resolve. Comcast, for example, will send your request to their
> search page. This can confuse some people, or can potentially end up
> leading you to a malicious page (I don't trust their search results).
> It's also annoying because pretty much everything will resolve whether
> it is valid or not.
I always run my own DNS server at home, and skip the ones provided by
Comcast (or any other provider, really). It's so easy, provided you have
a system running 24/7 somewhere on the network. Most distributions
provide some sort of plug-and-play recursive resolver, you just need to
install it and turn it on.
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