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RE: DNS - Bind database

  • From: Mike Batchelor
  • Date: Fri Mar 09 14:33:34 2001

> I'm looking for a database to drive creation of the BIND config and zone
> files.  I've been doing it for years myself, but have turned it over to
> Customer Service, who cannot seem to get the concept of
> maintaining forward
> and reverse mapping.  I run BIND 8 on Solaris, so something that
> runs under
> Solaris (not MickeySoft) is preferable. Both web and local shell database
> modification is definitely a plus.  I'd rather not reinvent the wheel by
> programming this myself.

The tinydns authoritative dns server from Bernstein's djbdns package allows
you to create A and PTR records with a single entry in the data file, like
so:

=host.domain.com:1.2.3.4

See http://cr.yp.to/djbdns.html.  See also http://www.djbdns.org for some
LDAP and SQL backends for djbdns.


>
> Dave
>
> -----------
>
> David Hares
> Director, Network Engineering
>
> NetworkTwo Communications			Phone:	734.827.3620
> 650 KMS Place					FAX:    	734.827.3690
> Ann Arbor, MI 48108				Email:
> dhares@networktwo.net
>
>
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