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# 1  
Old 06-19-2002
Question DNS servers

I am supposed to setup a Domain Name Server, and I don't really know how to do this, can someone either help me, or point me in the direction of a site that has a good explination of how to do this.

Thanks,
Ronnie
# 2  
Old 06-19-2002
You will want to pick up the bible "DNS and Bind" from O'Reilly at your favorite book store.

You need this before Mr. DNS will answer any question but you can look through the FAQ's at the site.

Also look at BIND versions from ISC
# 3  
Old 06-19-2002
TCP/IP book is good too...

Also, it wouldn't hurt to have the TCP/IP book by O'Reilly as well.

Check for this at used bookstores. I have found both for 1/2 price, if you have those types of stores in your town.

Also, check on www.amazon.com for used versions of these books. Save some money...

Smilie
# 4  
Old 06-19-2002
BIND isn't the only one

You might want to try out djbdns as well.

Install: http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/install.html
FAQ: http://cr.yp.to/djbdns/faq.html

Happy DNS:ing Smilie

EDIT: Ops, thanks for that Kelam_Magnus

Last edited by J.P; 06-19-2002 at 05:31 PM..
# 5  
Old 06-19-2002
I think your first link is wrong. It should have a .html on the end.

http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html
# 6  
Old 06-19-2002
Thanks everyone, your suggestions have greatly helped and I am now setting up a working DNS.

Thanks!

-Ronnie
 

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