default local DNS caching name server

P J P pj.pandit at yahoo.co.in
Sat Apr 12 05:22:32 UTC 2014


> On Saturday, 12 April 2014 7:38 AM, Simo Sorce wrote:
> Not true, in many networks you want it, for example in corporate
> networks. You really want to be able to resolve the local resources and
> they are only resolvable if you consult the local DNS as provided to you
> by DHCP.

  True. The local resolver can be configured to resolve internal domains by pointing it to the dynamic name servers. Also one can set 'DNS1=127.0.0.1' in /etc/sysconfig script, that way dynamic name servers are listed as DNS2, DNS3 etc.

For this very reason the dynamic name server entries need to go as "..transitory name servers to be used by the trusted local resolver".

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