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Old 08-22-2003, 09:01 PM   #1
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Talking DNS & A-Record with my domain name


Newbie here with a Q? on setting up a DNS config on my Linux 9 box so that I can use sendmail and create a fully-qualified-name.

I have a website hosted out there (hostway), its name
Internally (home) I have a RH9 box which I want to configure to use that domainname to complete my sendmail configuration.

Can anyone enlighten me on the use of:
Where and how are they configured?

I was told that my A record should look like:

That my canonical names should look like:

Any incling on how to go about this?
Old 09-02-2003, 02:40 AM   #2
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Bind is your friend. (I must admit, when I setup bind originally, I did it through xwindows, which was pretty self explanitory) That redhat howto should help a lot though. If not, well, you're definitly at the right place to get additional info.


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