[TAG] How not to do DNS, example n+1
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Nov 23 23:25:30 MSK 2005
On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 10:00:08AM -0800, Mike Orr wrote:
> Rick's overview would make a great article. it's one of those things
> you otherwise have to dedice, that nameservers are used in four
> different ways.
Exactly how I see it. Most of Rick's stuff is article-quality writing;
the only problem is, he manages to get his points across too damn
concisely :) - it's rarely long enough for an article.
That last bit, however, is _so_ good that it's going in. If the Soviet
Writers' Guild decides to censure me for it, I'll take the hit. :p
> I would also mention the difference between master and slave servers
> (Alice and her friend), vs the primary and secondary servers listed at
> the registrar. The two are unrelated but easy to confuse. I have a
> private master that feeds my friend's servers, but the primary and
> secondary servers listed at the registrar are both his.
Rick, do you feel like tossing that in there? Or do you figure that
anybody _that_ clueless shouldn't be running a DNS server in the first
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