[CentOS] Re: OT: anything in CentOS 5.2 that uses opendns.com when browsing web?

Bill Campbell centos at celestial.com
Thu Jul 10 22:02:29 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008, Lanny Marcus wrote:
>On 7/10/08, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
>> Bind as a caching nameserver is dead easy to install.
>> Just run "yum install caching-nameserver" and it will pull everything in.
>> Then "chkconfig named on & service named start"
>Scott: Thanks! I just began a text file: "Caching DNS Server" and
>copied the above into it. Questions: (a) Is caching-nameserver
>completely standalone or do I need anything else with it? (Sound like
>yum will install everything it needs)  (b) How to configure it? (c)
>Easier for me to get that configured properly than dnscache from
>djbdns? (d) If I do a minimal CentOS 3.x or  4.x install, would I do
>the Routing & Masquerading with IPTables or something else? If I can
>get this to work, on a CentOS box, that would be great. Lots of
>questions!  Your time and help is much appreciated!   Lanny

If you configure BIND so it only listens on, it should
be fairly secure.

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