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How To Install And Use The djbdns Name Server On Debian Etch

Jan 25, 2008, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

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"djbdns is a very secure suite of DNS tools that consists out of multiple parts: dnscache, a DNS cache that can be used in /etc/resolv.conf instead of your ISP's name servers and that tries to sort out wrong (malicious) DNS answers; axfrdns, a service that runs on the master DNS server and to which the slaves connect for zone transfers; and tinydns, the actual DNS server, a very secure replacement for BIND...

"I have tested djbdns on a Debian Etch system with the IP address 192.168.0.100. I'll explain how to use dnscache and tinydns (as a master DNS server), but not how to use axfrdns--maybe I'll cover that in another tutorial..."

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