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Old 02-27-2011, 08:27 PM   #1
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Tunneling through SSH using OzymanDNS (Setup of DNS question)


I am trying to setup a version of OzymanDNS but am not quite sure I am understanding part of the instructions found here.

My domain/website is hosted with a web hosting company, using their name servers. I have added a sub domain (tunnel.example.com), using an A record to send any requests for tunnel.example.com to my home IP address, where I have a server running. Do I need to also add the code below to my server at home which has BIND installed or are the instructions expecting that I have full control of the main name server already?

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tunnel.example.com.  IN      NS      www.example.com.
www.example.com.     IN      A       123.123.123.123
 
Old 02-28-2011, 06:13 PM   #2
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If you host is providing your DNS you do not need to run bind at all (unless you want to provide it internally or you set up a caching DNS server) You will need to have a server at your home IP address to answer reuests to tunnel.domain.tld
 
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Thank you for the answer. Sounds like I have what I need then.
 
  


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