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Old 06-14-2003, 02:40 PM   #1
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Help with DIND and redhat-config-bind

I have RH 9.0 and i'd like to run a webserver with mulitple domains/sub-domains and mailserver among other things.

So I figure I a DNS server.. so i'd like to know what are Reverse Master Zones, Forward MAster Zones and Slave Zone..and what do I need to set up a caching dns servers so that I can provide DNS to my LAN and how do I setup the dns to do what I want.

I started reading a bind tutorial, but it dealth strictly with editing the text files and I wasn't sure exactly what i wanted so that i'd know what to focus on.

Thanks Alot

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Old 06-19-2003, 02:53 PM   #2
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Editing the text files is not big deal, just make sure you back them up in case you want to go back. I would recommend getting a book on it, DNS and BIND from O'Riely is pretty good, although lacking in examples. I'm currently stuck myself, but that is a different issue.

Ultimatley you won't screw up your system by editing BIND config files so dig in and have fun!
Old 09-24-2003, 05:52 PM   #3
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I've gone with a dymamic ip service....

Thank you.


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