[CentOS] Bind Recursion and Sendmail

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 25 21:39:45 UTC 2006

On 3/25/06, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you insist on having recursion off on the public servers
> configured as primary and secondaries for your domains (and
> it doesn't make sense elsewhere), the easy fix is to run other
> DNS servers configured normally to do your own lookups and use
> the /etc/resolv.conf entries on your sendmail servers to use
> them - as you'll need to do for everything else that wants a
> DNS server.  Your own lookups are controlled entirely by the
> resolv.conf entries and can be on other machines whether or not
> you run an instance of named on the local machine.

Recommended reading -> http://www.cymru.com/Documents/secure-bind-template.html

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