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From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa@...>
Subject: Re: NSLU2 as a DNS server
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 00:08:06 +0200
On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 13:08 -0400, wireless wrote:
> Kelly Price wrote:
> > On 10/9/06, wireless <wireless@...> wrote:
> >
> >> 2. Would there be any problem installing DJBDNS on this this
> >> device? Would any of the other necessary software for a DNS
> >> primary, be a problem?
> >>
> >> 3. Any other c library issues in running one of these computers
> >> as a dns server?
> >>
> >
> > Instead of DJBDNS, I would use DNSMASQ which is quite small onto
> > itself, and lets you define static IP addresses for DHCPCD users.
> >
> Um, I need primary dns server capabilities, it is to be
> authoritative.... It is the name server of record, except for the
> root servers....
> 
> As such any form of DNS masquerading is not going to be sufficient.
> 
> Or did I miss something?

dnsmasq can share the /etc/hosts file. Kind of ppor mans auth dns
server.

You have also dnrd. (its badly documented (my fault) but it can do
limitd auth DNS hosint.g NS records, A records)

I don't recomment any of those if you need to be auth dns for more than
your own small network.

--
Natanael Copa

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