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Old 06-30-2002, 05:56 AM   #1
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my goal w/ DNS in slackware

i own a domain and i am currently hosting my own site on my slackware box w/ apache, php, perl, ftp, ssh, ircd, etc but ive had to rely on a free site for something like i was wondering if anyone on here would be willing to point me in the right direction to setting up a dns server so i can actually use as my boxname and i can point to any ip or directory i want, etc, i want total control over my domain without having to screw with's web forwarding shit or rely on (although its a good service).
Old 12-10-2002, 07:41 PM   #2
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Since Whois only gets updated every 24 hours or so, having a DNS server on a Dynamic IP doesn't always work out, neither really do zone records with 0 cache time as a lot of DNS servers out their don't properly follow the RFC. You could just treat your IP as static, set up dhcpcd with the arguments for long lease time requests, etc... or do you have one of those ISPs that actually cuts leases down to something like a day or so?




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