[TriLUG] hosting your own DNS
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Mar 9 11:31:17 EST 2007
I've been using djbdns the past couple years, and really like it. From my
viewpoint, it's simpler.
On Friday 09 March 2007 11:21, Aaron S. Joyner wrote:
> Yes, BIND is a lot more secure these days. One could argue that its
> survived the trial by fire, over the years. At first it got burned very
> often, but now in quite think asbestos, it's doing okay. The last
> remote exploit for bind that I recall has been years ago. There are
> still occasionally DoS issues with the brand-spanking new features, ala
> DNSSEC stuff, but unless you're living on the bleeding edge of that,
> they very likely don't affect you. As with any service you run
> connected to the Internet, please stay abreast of the security
> literature regarding it, but generally BIND isn't likely to cause you
> any headaches in that department.
> Aaron S. Joyner
> Reginald Reed wrote:
> > I don't know how things are these days, but I got sick and tired of
> > updating BIND to address the numerous security issues. I went out of
> > my way to find other *non-BIND* DNS systems so I didn't have to deal
> > with all the common rootkits. Has BIND gotten a lot more secure?
> > --Reggie
> > On 3/7/07, Michael Rothwell <michael at rothwell.us> wrote:
> >> On Mar 7, 2007, at 1:02 PM, Aaron Joyner wrote:
> >> > setup a local BIND server on a static IP on a link you control.
> >> > Then pay someone to do secondary DNS service for you.
> >> This is the way to go, IMHO. If you want to stick with DynDNS as your
> >> vendor, one of their offered services is secondary DNS:
> >> http://www.dyndns.com/services/dns/secdns/
> >> They charge $15 a year, which seems affordable.
> >> -M
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