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Old 04-26-2004, 05:00 PM   #1
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DNS server in Mandrake 9.1


Hi, I would like to know the way you can add domain names to my DNS server. I have about 14 sites that I want to add to my DNS server. I am at a loss. Can somebody please explain how I can do this? I am failrly new to Linux and would like somebody to explain how I can add these domain names to my running DNS server. Thank YOu very much.
 
Old 04-26-2004, 05:24 PM   #2
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Have you tried putting them in /etc/hosts?

Something like

127.0.0.1 localhost
212.58.224.123 www.bbc.co.uk

and so on

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Old 04-26-2004, 06:29 PM   #3
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Which DNS server do you use? If it's bind try http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DNS-HOWTO.html
There are example that will probably make it easy. If you find something unclear, post it here.
 
Old 04-27-2004, 10:07 AM   #4
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Thanks.. I will try that. So many confusing issues with Linux but such a powerful O/S. I am running bind 9.2.2 Mara. I will check out the link you sent and see if I can understand DNS in more detail.
 
  


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