HELP : How to Install & Configure DNS Caching Server

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HELP : How to Install & Configure DNS Caching Server

Postby Mudassir Imam » Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:48 am


Please help me to install & configure DNS Cache server with firewall in fedora core 9 or ...

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Postby x2oxen » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:49 am

use yum for installing bind.

FYI see This and This
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Postby nasacis » Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:30 am

install bind packages and forward your all DNS requests to ISP's DNS through your local DSN to configure as forwarders

here is the configuration
options {
directory "/var/named";
allow-transfer { none; };
allow-query {; localhost; };
allow-recursion {; localhost; };
forwarders { ISP_DNS_1; ISP_DNS_2; };
version "Go away!";

logging {
category lame-servers { null; };

// Root server hints
zone "." { type hint; file "db.cache"; };

// Provide a reverse mapping for the loopback address
zone "" {
type master;
file "db.127.0.0";
notify no;

replace ISP_DNS_1 and ISP_DNS_2 respectively with actuall DSN IP of ISP

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