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Setting up a caching DNS at home

Oct 30, 2009, 12:04 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Svein)

[ Thanks to Svein Wisnaes for this link. ]

"The place for bind9 configuration files can differ a little between Linux distributions. On Ubuntu servers they are located in /etc/bind with the zonefiles placed under /etc/bind/zones .

"The standard install of bind9 on Ubuntu server is to act as a caching DNS. But for this to work, you need to tell it where to look for an adress that it can not resolve locally. So you need to edit a file called named.conf.options."

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