[CentOS] DNS Server Recommendations
Hugh E Cruickshank
hugh at forsoft.com
Sat Aug 15 03:31:48 UTC 2009
From: Robert Spangler Sent: August 14, 2009 19:22
> I would suggest placing one on each site. That way you can cut
> the traffic between sites for DNS lookups. I would also ensure that
> only one does the updates per domain.
That makes sense and is essentially what I was planning to do.
> The reason I asked is you should not have a shared domain that
> can be updated by more then one master. You risk losing data or
> valid data being over written.
Again makes sense. So my idea of setting up the two sites as two
domains would then be the logical extension of this.
> Been there and done that. I now have a book shelf where I keep
> all my books and manuals.
Well.... I already have four book shelves, two four-drawer filing
cabinets, two large desks, work table and about a dozen storage boxes.
Of course lets not forget about the 5 PC waiting to prep, 3-4 that
have been pulled from service but are still functional, another
bunch that I have scavenging for spare parts, actual new spare parts,
tools, a bunch if shipping boxes the are really should break down
and put in the recycling bins. Just think of me as a packrat with
OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).
The book is here somewhere but I am just not sure where. I guess it
is time for spring cleaning.
> If you are worried about valid config then you should be using
> the tools that
> come with Bind instead of relying on some third party software.
> named-checkconf for checking the configuration of Bind
> named-checkzone for checking the zone file.
> There are man pages for both that explain how to use them.
I will check those out but what about the ease of use factor. Would
you suggest something like webmin over had tailoring the config files?
Hugh E Cruickshank, Forward Software, www.forward-software.com
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