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Old 12-01-2003, 02:37 AM   #1
tusher
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Question DNS related question


Hi,

I got to setup a DNS server for an ISP, i need my nameserver to resolve the outbound as well as
inbound queries. From the "TLDP howto" (http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DNS-HOWTO.html) I am little bit
confiused by hearing resolving, caching, etc. name server.

I know that, the name server cache outbound query...is known as caching only nameserver. and anoter
aspect of nameserver is "forwarding" - this can forward the outbound query to another nameserver,
usually nameserver provided by ISP.

My question is:

1. I don't want caching/forwarding nameserver...i want a standrad server just like ISP.
so, what to do?

2. How to mirror same entry to a backup (secondery DNS) server on-the-fly whenever
i am making new dns entry.

Tusher.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 01:03 PM   #2
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If i understand right you need to setup a DNS server. You can use free ones like zoneedit.com. I use zoneedit and it works great for me. As for the secondary DNS mirroring i think zoneedit has a tool for that.

Alex
 
  


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