local DNS server

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 12:44:36 UTC 2006


On 12/12/06, Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > Want to share that one with me?
>
> I don't do a great deal of web browsing, so I've only bothered to stick
> a few common annoyances into my DNS server.  Some of them are very old,
> I don't know if they still exist.
>
> This is in the named.conf file:
>
> ## advert blocking:
>
> zone "adimages.com"             { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "admonitor.com"            { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "adsfac.net"               { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "advertising.com"          { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "amazingmedia.com"         { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "casalemedia.com"          { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "clickagents.com"          { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "commission-junction.com"  { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "doubleclick.net"          { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "doubleclick.com"          { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "adwords.google.com"       { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "googlesyndication.com"    { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "fastclick.net"            { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "infospace.com"            { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "mediaplex.com"            { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "msads.com"                { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "ads.optusnet.com.au"      { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "qksrv.net"                { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "ads.x10.com"              { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> zone "adserver.yahoo.com"       { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
> #zone "yimg.com"                { type master; file  "dead.zone"; };
>
> And this is the dead.zone file:
>
> $TTL 86400
> @       IN      SOA     ns.localdomain.  hostmaster.mail.localdomain. (
>                        200 ; serial
>                        28800 ; refresh
>                        7200 ; retry
>                        604800 ; expire
>                        86400 ; ttl
>                        )
>
>        IN      NS      ns.localdomain.
>
> Yep, that's the whole thing (9 or 10 lines worth, if you want to get rid
> of a carriage return).  Look-ups for any of the above domains, or
> sub-domains of them, result in an instant "no answer" answer.  This one
> DNS server does the job for all the PCs on the network.
>

Very cool, thanks. This will be handy.

Dotan Cohen

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