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Gary Thornock's Weblog » DNS server
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27th Apr, 2005

DNS server


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I just finished setting up an internal DNS server in my house. This comes partially in response to Comcast's recent DNS problems, and partially because I haven't learned all the ins and outs of the Mac OS X Netinfo manager and its use in replacing /etc/hosts.

The Comcast issue is reminiscent of a similar situation a few years ago when AT&T Broadband first took over service for its former Excite@Home customers. ATTBI's DNS problems in the first few weeks were so bad that there really was no better option than to (reluctantly) set up a local DNS cache. The difference this time is that, in addition to cacheing DNS queries for external domains, this name server also acts as the authoritative source for names on my internal network — something I've never bothered with before, since hosts files are fairly simple when you only have a few computers to work with. I have to admit, I was a bit surprised at how easily the whole process went, due largely to the excellent documentation in the FreeBSD handbook.

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