[CentOS] Configuring BIND to answer to two domain names (four IP addresses)

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 14:07:26 EDT 2010


On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 19:59, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> What's a control panel?

It is the web-based interface for the domain name registrar, in which
one configures the name servers for the domain name that he bought
from them.


>  Bind is going to want a zone file for each
> domain where it is the primary nameserver and an A record for each host
> in that domain.

Yes.


> You may have some GUI tool to manage them.

Oh, no, I'm trying to learn the _right_ way! That's why I'm here!


> But any
> instance of bind can be primary for any number of domains.  The
> association with the IP address(es) that will receive the queries
> happens when you register the domain into the public dns system and you
> can register the same server(s) as primary for many domains.
>

Yes, but I'd rather have different name servers for exampleA.com and
exampleB.com. The two domain names are for competing websites, there
should be no hint that they are associated.


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