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Re: DNS/Routing advice

  • From: Daniel Concepcion
  • Date: Thu Sep 12 09:02:16 2002

Hi Dan,

I could recommend you the use views in bind.
This feature in bind you could answer according to the origen of the ask.
With a good dns cfg you could resolve a big part of your problems.


On Wednesday 11 September 2002 17:34, Dan Lockwood wrote:
> Everyone,
> I have a customer that is multihomed, to a public ISP and to another
> large network that uses address space.  The private address
> space also has services available via public address space and
> consequently is running a split DNS service, public and private.
> Because of firewalls and the placement of DNS servers this customer has
> a nasty routing situation and in order to make DNS work for the private
> numbers, has spoofed the domain of the private network.  My question is
> this: are there any documents or RFCs that outline what is an acceptable
> practice for running DNS and what is not?  Their kluge of a network
> causes continuous problems for both the upstream ISP and the private
> network to which they are connecting and we may find ourselves in a
> situation where we have to say that 'xyz' is an acceptable way of
> operating and 'abc' is not.  Any advice is appreciated.  Thanks!
> Dan Lockwood

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