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Old 02-27-2009, 01:30 PM   #1
michael.wegemer
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Can someone point me to good documentation for setting up DNS servers


I am running FC9 and have tried to read the MAN pages but am having trouble setting up a local DNS server to resolve address on my local network. Every time I try to PING a local machine by name I get the loopback interface as an IP address and my public DNS servers as the site. I have found out that a local DNS server can resolve my local machine names and forward anything else to the public DNS servers. I am also running DHCP which is working well. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
 
Old 02-27-2009, 01:34 PM   #2
frieza
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well the program you are looking for is 'bind' or 'bind9'

if you need a gui to configure it you could try webmin
http://webmin.com/
 
  


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