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Buck DNS Monoculture with BIND Alternatives

Aug 01, 2008, 06:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Suppose you are running some public services, and you want to control your own authoritative DNS server. The alternative is to use a third-party service to manage your DNS, such as the hostmaster at your ISP, or your domain name registrar. But you would rather retain control yourself, for faster (and possibly better) service. While I think it is good for network and system administrators to have as much control as possible, the Internet is infested with mis-configured DNS servers, so please be careful and make sure you get it right."

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