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Re: DNS for beginners?
Here's a great tutorial on BIND in its various incarnations, including BIND
4, 8 and 9
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: February 01, 2004 15:30
Subject: DNS for beginners?
> Hi All,
> Can anyone suggest any good docs covering setting up DNS on OpenBSD
> please? I'm setting up a web/mail server for co-location and really this
> is the only part holding me back.
> I have the O'Reilly TCP/IP book (excellent) which goes into a lot of
> detail - but my questions are probably to obvious to be covered in it.
> Example - does the box need to be a master zone server set to a real
> world domain name? I.e. lets say I own several domains domain1.com,
> domain2.net, domain3.org etc, all of which have their own website.
> If the box's hostname is 'fred' then does it need to be in one of the
> real domains ie fred.domain1.com ? And if so - can domain1.com still
> serve a website?
> # uname -a
> OpenBSD fred.domain1.com 3.4 GENERIC#0 i386
> as above and if so would I then use ns.domain1.com as the nameserver for
> all my domains?
> Also alas I can't test this at home with my cable connection because my
> domain registrars won't allow me to set an IP only nameserver for any of
> my domain names.
> TIA, Gary