[arch-general] DNS server help

Δημήτρης Ζέρβας 01ttouch at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 15:54:21 EDT 2012

the main reason that i want to have my own primary DNS is that i want to
have an "ISP Panel" that i'm building from scratch in python.
thank you for your help!
can you help me with the zones?
i heared that you can manage BIND from a MySQL DB, is it true? archwiki

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On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:29 PM, Δημήτρης Ζέρβας <01ttouch at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I have a VPS and i want to set up a DNS server.
> > first of all do i need a secondary NS? why? no money for second VPS...
> It's not necessary from the technical point of view, but almost all
> registrars require at least two servers for reliability -- if there's
> only one server and it goes down, your entire domain (with subdomains,
> mail, web, everything) goes down.
> However, there are several free secondary NS services:
> - https://dns.he.net/
> - http://freedns.afraid.org/
> - http://www.buddyns.com/
> - http://www.zoneedit.com/
> - Others, google.
> Some VPS hosts, such as Linode, also offer secondary NS for customers.
> (Most of them also offer primary NS, but it's usually managed through
> a crappy web UI, so let your own server be primary.)
> > also can ANYONE explain me the zones in detail? i've read the wiki a lot
> of
> > times...
> If you could please ask something more specific...
> --
> Mantas Mikulėnas

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