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From: Vincent Danen (vdanenmandrakesoft.com)
Date: Thu Mar 21 2002 - 11:40:40 CST
On Wed Mar 20, 2002 at 10:50:30PM -0800, Todd Lyons wrote:
> >I think it's a PITA to setup the 10.in-addr.arpa... I'm running
> >djbdns-extcache on the LDAP server, and to do that I have to run
> >tinydns with that zone. That's just a PITA (not to mention stupid).
> That's what the other guy in the qmail list was saying when I told him
> to setup reverse dns for qmail to work without the 30 second pause.
> In my case, I always throw together a quick authoritative nameserver on
> an internal LAN, so all the forward lookups are already done. To add
> reverse dns, one only needs to add to /var/djbdns/tinydns/root/data:
> And then:
> echo 192.168.120.4 > /var/djbdns/dnscache/root/servers/120.168.192.in-addr.arpa
> Once you run make for the first step and restart the cacheing server for
> the second step, full reverse dns will now work. Modify for your IP
Hmmm... maybe I'll play with this then. Will have to setup an IP
alias on that machine because tinydns and dnscache don't play too well
> >Aaargh! One of these days... for now, containing this stuff in
> >/etc/hosts is good enough.
> And this is a good configuration for a small network. No need to overly
> complicate things until you start talking 5+ machines.
Well, I'm talking about 8 (not including the vmware workstations), so
maybe this would be a good idea anyways.
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