[Newlug] bind named dns
lugs_darrick at djhsolutions.com
Wed Jan 23 16:38:41 CST 2008
telecomtom at vedatel.com wrote:
> i'm trying to configure bind so i can test some IMS software; using ubuntu
> 7.10. i've always been able to avoid dealing with bind in the past, but
> now i have to do it. karma has finally caught up with me.
> is there a simple way i can configure the various files in /etc/bind
> (named.conf, named.conf.local, named.conf.options, and the various db.
> files, and a couple others) without spending two days reading the docs and
> breaking things? i will be running instances of servers/services on one
> desktop/server, which is behind a NAT wall. none of the traffic between
> the servers and clients will have to go beyond the NAT wall. it's all
> what can i do that's simple and safe? any suggestions?
Checkout dnsmaq. It's much easier to work with than bind and works
quite well. Think of it as a Swiss army knife for networking. It will
handle both dhcp and dns functionality.
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