[Chugalug] internal DNS

Mike Harrison cluon at geeklabs.com
Sun Oct 6 21:53:03 UTC 2013


On Sun, 6 Oct 2013, Dave Brockman wrote:
> On 10/6/2013 4:13 PM, David White wrote:
>> You could also do this with BIND.
>
> You *should* do this with BIND.  You should also learn how to use DDNS
> integrated with your DHCPd as well.
>
>> The first thing I googled for was "bind for internal DNS" and found
>> this link on how you can setup BIND for a dual-prong approach:
>> providing internal DNS, but also acting as your DNS to the outside
>> world: http://www.howtoforge.com/two_in_one_dns_bind9_views

Yes, you are absolutely correct, Bind does this well.
It's a configuration nightmare in comparison:

http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/doc.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dnsmasq

I've used this to solve some hairy problems with ease.












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