- From: rajasuperman@xxxxxxxxx (Raja Subramanian)
- Date: Wed Mar 25 19:23:00 2009
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 6:48 PM, Balaviswa nathanv
My requirements is that I need a secure DNS server and I came to that
maradns provides what I want. How do I configure or tune my dns
If you want security now and in future, it's best to stick with distro
provided apps and packages. Staying within distro packages means
that there is official support for bug fixes, and any updates are a simple
yum/apt update away. You can also take advantage of the quality
testing that distros put together.
If you install 3rd party packages, how will you ensure that you
stay current with future bug fixes and who's providing you the
After all isn't this why you are paying Red Hat?
I've used djbdns, etc briefly, but never saw the appeal. I run bind9 on
CentOS today without any issues. bind is the defacto DNS server out
there, it's widely available on several unix platforms, it's well supported,
and exceptionally well documented.
RHEL 5 supports bind9. I suggest you try it before you switch.
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