Setting up a Caching DNS Server in Ubuntu Server 14.04

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5 Responses

  1. situhuilan says:

    I want to know pdnsd root name server queries how to achieve?

  2. @ Ragu Bhat Whats the Expire value you using ?

  3. David Brown says:

    Unless you are masochistic, or have a very complex setup, use dnsmasq rather than bind. It is much simpler, much lighter in resources, and has a better security record.

  4. Ragu Bhat says:

    The local DNS cache disappears on a reboot as it was held in memory. What to do? Try installing a caching nameserver ‘pdnsd’ which writes back the cache to your local disk on a reboot, reusing the same cache after the reboot of the system.

    apt-get install pdnsd

  5. helloworld says:

    ns IN A
    delete dot

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