[Ilugc] Free software for manage DNS Server
dineshatit at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 09:23:40 IST 2009
Thanks for the guidance regarding basic idea of DNS. sure
will learn from scratch ..
2009/4/13 Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com>
> On Monday 13 Apr 2009, Warren Howard wrote:
> > Dinesh Kumar wrote:
> > > hello,
> > > we are looking for free software which manage the DNS
> > > Server ... software can be web interface .. please reply back if
> > > you know ....
> @Dinesh - How many dns entries are you talking about?
> > Have you tried webmin?
> IIRC, a while back one of the members in this list got his dns tables
> horribly mangled by webmin. Maybe newer versions of webmin has fixed
> the bug.
> IMO, you should first read the basics of DNS before you start messing
> with it. About ten years ago, a windows admin asked me for help in
> setting by DNS on a windows server. He had no clue about the SOA, MX,
> NS, A, PTR records etc. but because he had access to a GUI application
> he thought he could set up DNS!
> Like Kapil says, if you know what the heck you are doing then vi/emacs
> is your friend :) There are plenty of examples floating around
> the 'Net that you can copy shamelessly and modify to suit your needs.
> A good place to start are the localhost.zone and 0.0.127.zone files
> that come bundled with bind package.
> Arun Khan
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