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Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Ubuntu 8.10

Jan 30, 2009, 23:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In this example I'm using an Ubuntu 8.10 host with the hostname server1.example.com and the IP address, set up according to the first 10 chapters of this tutorial: The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (Ubuntu 8.10).

"I will set up just one PowerDNS server in this example (a master); adding PowerDNS slave(s) can easily be achieved by using MySQL database replication from the master to the slave(s), therefore no zone transfers are needed (this again is similar to MyDNS). MySQL database replication can be set up according to this tutorial: How To Set Up Database Replication In MySQL (PowerDNS also supports native zone transfers (for scenarios where you cannot use MySQL replication) - see http://downloads.powerdns.com/documentation/html/replication.html).

"Because we must run all the steps from this tutorial with root privileges, we can either prepend all commands in this tutorial with the string sudo, or we become root right now by typing"

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